Atlas of Procedures in Neonatology by Mhairi G. MacDonald MBChB DCH FRCPE FAAP , Jayashree

By Mhairi G. MacDonald MBChB DCH FRCPE FAAP , Jayashree Ramasethu MBBS DCH MD FAAP, Khodayar Rais-Bahrami MD

Atlas of methods in Neonatology, 5th Edition 

Neonatal in depth care calls for sound decision-making and quick responses.  by means of mixing the illustrative energy of an atlas with designated, stepwise procedural descriptions, this useful source covers a number technique-specific interventions and prepares you for the demanding situations of the neonatal in depth care nursery.


Speed reaction time, hinder blunders, and enhance results to your youngest patients!


• specialist information from famous specialists highlights every one step of every approach, aiding to reduce error and advertise secure perform standards.

• 3 animations supply stepwise visible information on alternate transfusion, emergency evacuation of air leaks, and endotracheal intubation.

• Over a hundred and fifty colour pictures make clear vital ideas, difficulties, and complications.

• videos tackle either universal neonatal care tactics, akin to umbilical line placement, PICC placement, and endotracheal intubation,  and important emergency techniques resembling trade transfusion and cardiac paracentesis sometimes performed.


 NEW to the 5th Edition…


• New chapters maintain you present with the newest advancements in mind and entire physique Cooling, Bubble CPAP, and academic ideas of Simulation dependent method education.

• increased video assortment comprises lumbar puncture, radial artery puncture, intraosseous infusion, bubble CPAP, and pericardiocentesis.

• on-line better half site enables you to entry totally searchable textual content, snapshot financial institution, and video clips each time, anywhere.

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Remove restraint at the earliest time possible. F. , crib side rails, isolette doors) (1) Impairment or compromise of medical state, including oxygenation, musculoskeletal system, and cardiorespiratory conditions (1) Increased agitation or irritability (3) Extravasation injury leading to impairment of skin integrity, tissue necrosis, infection, and/or nerve and tendon damage (5) References 1. Perry AG, Potter PA. Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques. 6th ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby; 2006.

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Be prepared to support ventilation and perform tracheal intubation if needed; respiratory depression is a common side effect of a number of analgesic agents. Be aware that: o Newborn infants who have developed tolerance to a sedative or analgesic agent, by either direct or in utero exposure, may exhibit symptoms of the neonatal abstinence syndrome upon abrupt cessation or reversal of the administered agent (20,21). For example, naloxone administered to opioid-dependent neonates may precipitate acute, severe withdrawal symptoms (11).

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