Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
is a comprehensive, evidence-based text for experiencedneonatal nurses, paediatric nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies. Writtenlargely by and for nurses, it concentrates on the common problems occurring withinthe neonatal intensive care unit. This user-friendly text will enable nurses to recognise,rationalise and remedy these problems using both a multi-systems and an evidence-based approach. It will be essential reading for experienced nurses and midwives caringfor sick newborn babies within the intensive care area of the neonatal unit and also fornurses undertaking qualifications in the specialism of neonatal nursing.Individual chapters include:
ADVANCED NEONATAL NURSING PRACTICE • DEVELOPMENTALLY FOCUSED NURSING CARE• RESUSCITATION OF THE NEWBORN • MANAGEMENT OF THERMAL STABILITY •MANAGEMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISORDERS • CARDIOVASCULAR MANAGEMENT • BRAININJURY IN THE PREMATURE INFANT • HAEMATOLOGICAL PROBLEMS • PAIN AND COMFORTIN NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE • FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE • NUTRITIONALMANAGEMENT OF THE INFANT IN THE NICU • NEONATAL INFECTION • DIAGNOSTIC ANDTHERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES • NEONATAL ANAESTHESIA • SURGICAL ASPECTS OF NEONATALINTENSIVE CARE NURSING • NEONATAL TRANSPORT • FAMILY SUPPORT • ETHICS ANDNEONATAL NURSING • MEDICATION IN THE NEWBORN
Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing:
clearly written largely by practising neonatal nurses and teachers
well sign-posted and user-friendly with a glossary of terms
includes case studies and exercises to promote critical thinking and decision-making
contains a wealth of evidence to support nursing procedures and practice
Glenys Boxwell is a Senior Lecturer in Neonatal Nursing and CourseCoordinator at Homerton College School of Health Studies, Cambridge.
Fiona Allan, Dee Beresford, Glenys Boxwell, Stevie Boyd, LiamBrennan, Joan Cameron, Victoria Cullens, Jackie Dent, Pamela East, PaulineFellows, Yvonne Freer, Beverley Guard, Julie Haines, Catherine Hall, ElizabethHarling, Cath Henson, Margaret Howat, Helen McBean, Tilly Reid, Kaye Spence.