2 edition of Care of the premature infant found in the catalog.
Care of the premature infant
Evelyn C. Lundeen
|Statement||[by] Evelyn C. Lundeen and Ralph H. Kunstadter.|
|Contributions||Kunstadter, Ralph Hess, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||RJ250 .L8|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||367|
|LC Control Number||57013001|
Primary Care of the Premature Infant book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Our understanding of the management of diseases in th /5. esthetic outcomes are considered. In addition, the high-level medical needs of extremely preterm infants demand skin-level medical interventions that too often result in unintended skin harm. Purpose: We describe the use of a harm prevention, or consequence-centered, approach to skin care, which facilitates safer practice for extremely premature infants. Method: Neonatal and pediatric Advanced.
Primary care of the premature infant. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, © (OCoLC) Online version: Primary care of the premature infant. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Dara Brodsky; Mary Ann Ouellette. Traditionally, non-medical, developmental intervention with premature infants has been a controversial topic in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). However, a small but growing band of researchers have been pushing for the acceptance of alternative interventions, such as kangaroo care and massage therapy, that do not resort to surgical or other medical practices.
Kangaroo Mother Care is a method of care of preterm infants, particularly those weighing less than 2 kg. It includes exclusive and frequent breastfeeding in addition to skin-to-skin contact and support for the mother-infant dyad, and has been shown to reduce mortality in hospital-based studies in low- and middle-income countries. In addition, regionalization resulted in improvements in perinatal mortality 1 and neonatal morbidity 2 as the percentage of very low-birth-weight infants delivered outside of tertiary care centers decreased. Sick or premature infants, however, continue to be delivered at institutions that are unable to provide for all of their medical needs.
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The book emphasizes specific diseases that affect premature infants and focuses on two primary categories: background and management in the NICU, and management of specific illnesses after discharge from the NICU.
Find information quickly using an up-to-date summary of the problems that are likely to affect the premature by: Brodsky and Ms. Ouellette have worked together to create a comprehensive reference that covers both the pathophysiology and epidemiology of problems occurring in premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and the management of these problems once the infant has been released from the NICU to a community practice.
An excellent new book on current state-of-the-art practices in Care of the premature infant book care for preterm infants has been edited by Doctors Koletzko, Poindexter and Uauy, who are world authorities in the field.
The book consists of 22 easy-to-read and comprehensive chapters, which cover most, if not all, aspects of preterm nutrition/5(3). Purchase Primary Care of the Premature Infant - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNWhen the first permanent hospital unit for premature babies opened init signaled the beginning of a new era.
In the s, premature care expanded, and doctors found even more ways to ensure survival of ever smaller babies. By mid-century, premature infant care was established as.
The book emphasizes specific diseases that affect premature infants and focuses on two primary categories: background and management in the NICU, and management of specific illnesses after discharge from the NICU. Find information quickly using an up-to-date summary of the problems that are likely to affect the premature infant.
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The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One /5(77). premature baby care. A lot of ladies go through the premature birth of their baby. Most of the deliveries with twins or triplets result in preterm birth.
And all of them need to know how to care for a premature baby at home. Any baby born before the pregnancy of 37 weeks is called a preterm and the baby is called premature baby. The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know about Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One.
William Sears, Martha Sears, James Sears & Robert Sears, $ This newest guide from the Sears family focuses on the essential needs of premature babies and offers the tools and advice parents need to become comfortable with their often.
Mothers are often scared and nervous about providing premature baby care. Premature newborns have an increased risk of complications and the risks increase the earlier the child is born. Any complications of a premature newborn will be addressed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
The following is a brief description of what to expect. Buy The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know about Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One (Sears Parenting Library) by Sears, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: This well written and heavily documented book for NICU students and professionals provides a deep look at the care of premature infants in the NICU.
Several chapters in this book are of great importance to parents, including chapters on pain, the NICU's impact on developement, breastfeeding, skin care.
The Premature Baby Book is the result of seven years of intense research into medical literature, and of interview with neonatologists, intensive care nurses, social workers, therapists and hundreds of parents of prematures.
From her research and personal experience, Helen Harrison knows exactly what parents want and need to know to deal with the emotional, medical, and practical issues Cited by: Premature birth occurs in about 11 to 13 percent of pregnancies in the US.
Almost 60 percent of twins, triplets, and other multiple deliveries result in preterm births. It is important to recognize that preterm deliveries, even if late preterm, should never be done for the convenience of the mother or obstetrician. The Premature Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Premature Baby from Birth to Age One (Sears Parenting Library) Martha Sears RN.
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Your baby might be at risk of developmental delays or disabilities. Ask your baby's health care team about local, state or federal resources that might be available. To measure your premature baby's development, use his or her corrected age — your baby's age in weeks minus the number of weeks he or she was premature.
Nevertheless, premature babies need special care, qualiﬁ ed medical specialists and modern equipment that can provide them with the best development. Some babies stay in a hospital for months, The birth of a premature baby can occur in 75% of women who become mothers for the ﬁ rst time and in 45% of those women who had.
Preterm (also known as premature) infants are at major risk for increased mortality and morbidity, and without the right treatment, those that do survive are likely to do so with long term disability and poorer quality of life.
Some Definitions. Preterm birth: Any delivery before 37 weeks gestation (WHO. ), this is the biggest determinant. The book reframes the concept of developmentally supportive care to trauma-informed, age-appropriate care of the hospitalized premature infant.
Aimed at transforming NICU practice, the book links developmental care to quality standards and Joint Commission requirements. This comprehensive book contains information about taking care of a premature infant, including feeding, medical complications, life at home, and much more.
WS N Preemie Parents: 26 Ways to Grow With Your Premature Baby Tami Gaines Sellers, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lundeen, Evelyn C. Care of the premature infant. Philadelphia, Lippincott  (OCoLC) Document Type.The Premature Baby Book is written at such a low level that it is nearly worthless.
For example, we wanted information on iron supplementation. The Book informed us that premature babies need iron. That's it. No information on dosage. No information on duration of 4/5(30).