Neonatal Nursing Handbook

Neonatal Nursing Handbook

By Carole Kenner, DNS, RNC, FAAN, Associate Dean for Academic Advancement, Professor, Clinical Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; and Judy Wright Lott, DSN, RNC, NNP, Associate Professor of Nursing, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Baylor University, Dallas, Texas


Chapter 1: Prenatal, Intrapartal, and Postpartal Red Flags
Chapter 2: Resuscitation and Stabilization
Chapter 3: NICU Admissions
Chapter 4: Neonatal Transports
Chapter 5: Pain Assessment for Newborns and Infants
Chapter 6: Genetic Assessment
Chapter 7: Respiratory Care
Chapter 8: Cardiac Care
Chapter 9: Neonatal Infections
Chapter 10: Gastrointestinal Care
Chapter 11: Total Parenteral Nutrition
Chapter 12: Enteral Nutrition
Chapter 13: Renal Care
Chapter 14: Endocrine/Metabolic
Chapter 15: Hematologic Care
Chapter 16: Surgical Care
Chapter 17: Neurologic Care
Chapter 18: Developmental Care
Chapter 19: Discharge Planning/Coordination of Home Care
Chapter 20: End-of-Life or Palliative Care
Chapter 21: Safety Protocols
Chapter 22: Life Beyond the NICU
Chapter 23: Procedures

Appendices:
A. Diagnostic Tests and Laboratory Values
B. International Conversion Chart
C. Temperature Conversion Chart
D. Weight Conversion Chart
E. Immunization Schedule
F. Drug Guide
G. Critical Pathways