Sandra Lee Gardner, Brian S. Carter, Mary I Enzman-Hines, Jacinto A. Hernandez
Mosby; 8th edition
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.