Comprehensive Neonatal Care, An Interdisciplinary Approach, 4th Edition

Comprehensive Neonatal Care

4th Edition An Interdisciplinary Approach

By Carole Kenner, DNS, RNC-NIC, FAAN, Associate Dean School of Nursing, Bouve College of Health Sciences Boston, Massachusettes and Judy Wright Lott, DSN, RNC, NNP, Professor and Dean, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Baylor University, Dallas, TX

Unit One: Systems Assessment and Management of Disorders

1. Respiratory System

2. Emerging Technology for Management of Respiratory Disorders

3. Cardiovascular System

4. Integumentary System

5. Gastrointestinal System

6. Metabolic System

7. Endocrine System

8. Genitourinary System

9. Immune System

10. Hematologic System

11. Musculoskeletal System

12. Neurologic System

13. Auditory System

14. Ophthalmic System

Unit Two: Special Considerations

15. Fluids, Electrolytes, Vitamins, and Trace Minerals

16. Neonatal and Infant Pharmacology

17. Pain in the Newborn and Infant

18. Fetal Therapy

19. Surgical Considerations in the Newborn and Infant

Unit Three: Vulnerable Populations

20. Newborn or Infant Transplant Patient

21. Substance-Exposed Newborn

22. Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Infant

Unit Four: Environmental Health and Family Centered Care

23. Neurobehavioral Development

24. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Environment

25. Family: Essential Partner in Care

Unit Five: Beyond the NICU

26. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

27. When A Baby Dies: Caring for Bereaved Families

28. Complementary and Integrative Therapies

29. Post-Discharge Care of the Newborn and Infant

Unit Six: New Challenges in Neonatal Care

30. Trends in Neonatal Care Delivery

31. Electronic Medical Records and Technology

32. Impact of Genetics on Neonatal Care

33. Neonatal Research and Evidence-Based Practice

34. Legal and Ethical Issues in Neonatal Nursing

35. Competency-Based Education in Nursing

Unit Seven: Prenatal, Intrapartal, and Newborn Care

36. Fetal Development: Environmental Influences and Critical Periods

37. Prenatal, Antenatal, and Post-Partal Risk Factors

38. Resuscitation and Stabilization of the Newborn and Infant

39. Assessment of the Newborn and Infant


Preconception and Pregnancy Risk Factors and Risk Reduction Strategies