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Routledge
11 November 2019
Neonatal medicine; Nursing; Paediatric nursing
Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing is a comprehensive, evidence-based text for health professionals caring for sick newborn babies.

Written by and for nurses, this user-friendly text concentrates on the common problems occurring within the neonatal intensive care unit and includes more diagrams, links to online resources, case studies and activities than previously. This accessible and interactive approach enables nurses to recognise, rationalise and remedy these problems using both a multi-systems and an evidence-based approach. Divided into four parts, the book provides an overview of neonatal care, and an in-depth look at the physical and emotional wellbeing of neonate and family, a range of clinical aspects of neonatal care, and key practices and procedures in neonatal care.

It is essential reading for experienced nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies within the neonatal intensive care unit, for nurses undertaking qualifications in the specialism of neonatal nursing and for pre-registration students undertaking relevant modules or placements.
Edited by:   Glenys Boxwell, Julia Petty (University of Hertfordshire, UK), Lisa Kaiser
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   3rd New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 248mm,  Width: 171mm, 
ISBN:   9781138556843
ISBN 10:   113855684X
Pages:   576
Publication Date:   11 November 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
SECTION 1: AN OVERVIEW OF NEONATAL CARE 1 Organisation of neonatal care Heather Maxwell and Katie O'Connell-Binns 2 Assessment of the neonate Linda McDonald and Lisa Kaiser 3 The preterm and low birthweight infant Lesley Kilby, Erica Everett, Katy Powis and Emma Kyte SECTION 2: THE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING OF NEONATE AND FAMILY 4 Nurturing supportive family and infant relationships in the neonatal environment Liz Crathern 5 Developmentally focused nursing care Alison O'Doherty 6 Management of pain and stress in the neonatal unit Kaye Spence 7 Neonatal palliative care Sharon Nurse 8 Neonatal bereavement care Jo Cookson 9 Legal and ethical issues in neonatal care Deborah Nicholson and Katherine Noble SECTION 3: CLINICAL ASPECTS OF NEONATAL CARE 10 Early care of the newborn Sarah Fitchett 11 Management of thermal stability Tracey Jones 12 Management of respiratory disorders Breidge Boyle 13 Management of cardiovascular disorders Nicola McCarthy and Karen Hoover 14 Neonatal brain injury Debbie Webster 15 Management of haematological disorders Lynne Wainwright and Annette Rathwell 16 Management of neonatal fluid and electrolyte balance Alison Mitchell and Ella Porter 17 Nutrition and feeding in the neonatal unit Kaye Spence and Alexandra Connelly 18 Neonatal infection Lisa Kaiser SECTION 4: PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES IN NEONATAL CARE 19 Medication practice in the neonatal unit Karen Hoover 20 Neonatal anaesthesia Liam Brennan and Louise Oduro-Dominah 21 Neonatal surgical care Yvonne Cousins 22 Neonatal transportation Patrick Turton 23 Exploring evidence-based practice in neonatal care Marie Lindsay-Sutherland 24 Final comments and acknowledgments Julia Petty and Lisa Kaiser APPENDIX Abbreviations Glossary Normal values in the neonate

Glenys Boxwell is an Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner for Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. She was previously a senior lecturer at Homerton College, Cambridge. Julia Petty worked as a neonatal and children's nurse clinical educator and neonatal course leader prior to her current role as senior lecturer in children's nurse education at the University of Hertfordshire. Lisa Kaiser qualified as an Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in 2014 and is currently practising at Glan Clwyd Hospital in North Wales. She completed her MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, which involved research of noradrenaline infusion stability.

Reviews for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

'This is an excellent book not only for those who are new to the area of neonatal nursing but also for those undertaking their qualification in specialty. It sets topics out in an easy to understand and logical fashion identifies where the following text will impact and encourages students and readers to test themselves at the end of each chapter. It is also evidenced throughout ensuring that readers are signposted to further information. An updated and essential part of neonatal nurses toolkits.' - Dr Lynne Paterson, Nurse Lead, NHS Northern Neonatal Network


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