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Nursing > Nursing: Medical and Surgical
Neonatal Skin Care
AWHONN
ISBN 13: 
9780015607104
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780015607005
ISBN 10: 
0015607100
Category: 
Nursing: Medical and Surgical
Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
AWHONN Press
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Out of Print
Audience: 
Professional
Dimensions: 
11.0 x 0.3 x 8.5 in
Pages: 
81
Weight: 
0.6
Retail Price: 
79.34
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:
An essential evidence-based clinical practice guideline for obstetric and neonatal nurses caring for newborns in any patient setting. This second edition, replacing the 2001 edition, has been updated to include current research regarding term and preterm newborn skin care. A new section that addresses the protective effects of vernix has also been added. The second edition features an updated quick care guide and timely, research-based recommendations that include: * Assessment of the neonate's skin condition and promotion of normal skin development * Guidelines for normal newborn bathing, circumcision and cord care * Guidelines for promoting and protecting optimal skin function and minimizing future skin sensitization * Identification of neonates at risk for alterations in skin integrity, including exposure to environmental and therapeutic agents.

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