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Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition


Perfect as a resource in the field or for exam preparation, this authoritative reference from the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) includes in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management. The concise outline format highlights the essentials of each condition including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and outcomes to help you find important information quickly.

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New to This Edition

    • New and updated content on late preterm infants, neurologic disorders, and ventilatory strategies provide the latest information from the field for more effective patient outcomes.

Key Features

    • Coverage of key content on the neonatal intensive care nursing certification exam prepares you for test success.
    • Information on families, ethics, legal issues, research, case management, and the transition to home emphasizes the importance of total care of the neonatal patient and family.

Published Reviews

    "This CD-ROM is fantastic - a remarkable contemporary educational resource for anyone working with lactacting/breastfeeding women.... All in all I think this CD is an excellent learning resource which should be available on all neonatal and maternity units. In addition I consider it is also appropriate for the wider multidisciplinary team including health visitors, breastfeeding support staff, dieticians and GPs."

    Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, M. Terese Verklan, Marlene Walden, June 2009


Author Information

    By M. Terese Verklan, PhD, CCNS, RNC, Associate Professor, Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, TX; Director-Clinical Research, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Houston, TX and Marlene Walden, PhD, RNC, NNP-BC, CCNS, Professor, Clinical Nursing and Director, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, The University of Texas, Austin, TX

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Core Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 960 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 1/4 X 10 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0260-6
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  • Copyright: 2010