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Physical Assessment of the Newborn, 6th Edition

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Physical Assessment of the Newborn, 6th Edition, addresses the physical, physiologic, neurologic, and behavioral implications of a thorough assessment, and explains how healthcare providers can reduce the risks associated with the transition to extrauterine life and the neonatal period. Grounded with a scientific basis and rationale, each system assessment represents the most up-to-date clinical content. Because assessment skills are such an integral aspect of practice, many individuals take them for granted, yet all health professionals who perform newborn examinations—including nurses, neonatal and pediatric nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, physicians, therapists, and students preparing for advanced practice roles in neonatal care—can benefit from the essential content presented in this book.

New to the Sixth Edition:

  • Provides clinical updates throughout
  • Offers an all-new chapter on the substance-exposed neonate
  • Includes an image bank and PowerPoints

Key Features

  • Addresses all key aspects of newborn assessment
  • Provides a well-organized evaluation of individual body systems
  • Assists practitioners in identifying infant state, behavioral clues, and signs of pain
  • Examines the wide range of variation among newborns of different gestational ages
  • Provides information related to a maternal history, including antepartum testing and intrapartum monitoring

Written in an easy-to-read, user-friendly style.
Includes optional 13.6 contact hour CNE exam (2.6 Rx), additional processing fee required.

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