Merenstein and Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care 8th edition (PDF)
- Authors: Sandra Lee Gardner, Brian S. Carter, Mary I Enzman-Hines, Jacinto A. Hernandez
- File Size: 14 MB
- Format: PDF
- Length: 1136 pages
- Publisher: Mosby; 8th edition
- Publication Date: April 10, 2015
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00WEEHAZ8
- ISBN-10: 032332083X
- ISBN-13: 9780323320832
Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care 8th Edition (PDF), is the leading resource for collaborative, interprofessional critical care of newborns. Co-authored by nurses and physicians, it offers comprehensive, concise coverage with a unique multidisciplinary approach and real-world perspective that make it an essential guide for both neonatal physicians and nurses. The latest 8th edition features the latest neonatal research, clinical guidelines, evidence, and practice recommendations ― all in a practical quick-reference format for easy retrieval and review of key information.
- Streamlined references include only the classic or most current sources.
- UNIQUE! Parent Teaching boxes highlight relevant information to share with a patient’s caregivers.
- Clinical images, graphs, and algorithms illustrate clinically relevant concepts in neonatal intensive care.
- EXPANDED! Updated Infection in the Neonate chapter features new CRP research and GBS guidelines.
- UNIQUE! Clinical content highlighted in color allows you to quickly scan for information that directly affects patient care.
- NEW! The latest AAP recommendations and guidelines for jaundice, hypoglycemia, respiratory syncytial virus, herpes, and neonatal transport team composition.
- Critical Findings boxes and tables outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care.
- EXPANDED! Revised Evidence-Based Clinical Practice chapter focuses on evidence-based practice and quality improvement and the role of qualitative research in EBP.
- UNIQUE! Multidisciplinary author and contributor team consists of 2 nurses and 2 physicians, with every chapter written and reviewed by a physician-nurse team to ensure that information mirrors current, real-world practice in a neonatal intensive care unit.
- NEW! Coverage of the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations addresses topics such as: women with chronic illnesses becoming pregnant; hypotension and shock in premature infants; maternal obesity; dedicated feeding sets vs. IVs for safety; pain and sedation; pediatric stroke; MRSA; autism screening; discharge coordination; and more.