Developmental Care of Newborns & Infants 3rd Edition

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09L1KF533
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wolters Kluwer Health; 3rd edition (November 4, 2021)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 4, 2021
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1975148398
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1975148393

20.40 $

A completely updated version of the respected National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) publication, this is the definitive guide for learning current care standards, and the ideal foundation for neonatal nurses, students, and NICU nurses.

Upgrade your neonatal and NICU nursing knowledge with this science-based guide:  

  • NEW and fully updated content and practice guidelines
  • NEW practice standards from the European Foundation for Infants and Newborn Children
  • NEW content aligned with the findings of the Gravens Task Force standards for high-risk newborns
  • NEW color-enhanced photographs of infants
  • Presents developmental care in terms of holistic awareness of infant and family and their interactions with the NICU environment
  • Offers a framework for providing care that protects and supports the neurobehavioral development of the infant – interdisciplinary approach
  • Chapters offer latest evidence-based findings and best practices, including:
    •  The science of infant- and family-centered developmental care – history and principles
    • Infant- and family-centered care standards for NICU
    • Healthcare team collaboration, including the family
    • Theoretical perspective for individualized family-centered developmental care (IFCDC)
    • Quality indicators for developmental care – trauma-informed conceptual model
    • Infant mental health – essential strategies for social-emotional care of NICU families
    • The structures and processes of critical periods of fetal development
    • The NICU sensory environment
    • Collaborative therapeutic positioning – multisystem and behavioral implications
    • The high-risk infant – oral feeding, touch and massage, pain assessment and nonpharmacologic management, palliative care
    • Developmental care beyond the NICU
  • Expert guidance from physiology of embryonic and fetal development through to coordinated, interdisciplinary IFCDC care
  • Chapter features include:
    • Standards – Standards aligned with chapter content listed at the start of each chapter
    • Potential Research Questions – End-of-chapter questions that support your thought process for further research
    • Tables – Definitions of standards and competency levels, practice recommendations with levels of evidence, and

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