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    Review: Care of the Well Newborn "is a very useful reference"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 13, 2017 3:42:31 PM

    Care of the Well NewbornAs the first text of its kind, Care of the Well Newborn by B.J. Snell and Sandra L Gardner focuses on care of the term newborn for the first month of life. In a new review, Sherita K. Etheridge, MSN, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    "...a very useful reference specific to newborns. It offers more detailed information for this population than most maternal-child books."

    Written by distinguished experts in the field, Care of the Well Newborn 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. It provides easily accessible information on evidence-based neonatal care that follows current guidelines, standards, and recommendations.

    • Explores physiology and pathophysiology, data collection, differential diagnosis, cultural considerations, and parental education
    • Ideal resource for both students and professionals
    • Each chapter includes multiple choice questions, case studies, or activities to facilitate critical thinking and learning


    Learn more and preview a sample chapter at our website.

    Topics: midwifery, Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, B.J. Snell, Helen Varney Burst, Sandra L Gardner, well newborn, Women's Health

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