Care of the Well Newborn is a unique text that focuses on care of
the term newborn for the first month of life. Written by
distinguished experts in the field, it teaches students and
professionals how and what to assess in the care of the nonverbal
newborn, while also providing criteria for recognizing deviations
from normal and strategies for managing complications that arise.
The first text of its kind, it provides easily accessible
information on evidence-based neonatal care that follows current
guidelines, standards, and recommendations. Also explored are
physiology and pathophysiology, data collection, differential
diagnosis, cultural considerations, and parental education. An
ideal resource for both students and professionals, each chapter
includes multiple choice questions, case studies, or activities to
facilitate critical thinking and learning.