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Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health

A Multidimensional Approach


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Examination of the Newborn contains the most up to date and comprehensive information on how to perform a complete assessment of the newborn infant. Specialists from different disciplines provide in-depth information on examination of the body systems, and the book includes discussion of the psychosocial and emotional elements resulting from any unexpected findings. An essential purchase for all health professionals wishing to enhance the quality of care they provide.

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Key Features

    • An essential guide to this most important of examinations
    • The first book to assist in the recognition of the psychosocial and emotional elements of physical disability that may impact on the family
    • Provides a multi-professional perspective, with contributors from specialists in their fields
    • Each chapter addresses the subject from a holistic perspective that includes ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects as well as the physical

Author Information

    By Lorna Davies, BSc(Hons), MA, PGCEA, RN, RM, Lecturer in Midwifery, Christchurch Polytechnic and Institute of Technology, New Zealand.; and Sharon McDonald, RM, BSc(Hons), MA, PGCEA, RGN, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

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Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 300 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 11/16 X 7 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10339-1
  • Copyright: 2008