14: Radiologic Evaluation

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CHAPTER 14 Radiologic Evaluation Linda Lane Ehret OBJECTIVES 1. Define common radiologic terms used to describe an x-ray. 2. Differentiate various densities that are evident on an x-ray. 3. Describe radiologic findings that…

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29: Gastrointestinal Disorders

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CHAPTER 29 Gastrointestinal Disorders Wanda T. Bradshaw OBJECTIVES 1. Discuss normal and abnormal abdominal assessment findings. 2. Discuss common laboratory and diagnostic tests used to evaluate the gastrointestinal system. 3. Differentiate between omphalocele…

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11: Developmental Support

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CHAPTER 11 Developmental Support Carol Turnage Spruill OBJECTIVES 1. Assess physiologic and behavioral organization of preterm and ill newborn infants using the neurobehavioral subsystems from Als’ Synactive Framework. 2. Design a developmental…

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7: Physical Assessment

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CHAPTER 7 Physical Assessment Kathleen Benjamin; Susan Arana Furdon OBJECTIVES 1. Review key aspects of the perinatal history as it relates to physical assessment of the newborn. 2. Describe methods of determining…

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26: Assisted Ventilation

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CHAPTER 26 Assisted Ventilation Debbie Fraser; William Diehl-Jones OBJECTIVES 1. Identify the concepts of FRC, VT, VC, and TLC and describe their importance in the physiology of ventilation. 2. Describe the concepts…

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8: Fluid and Electrolyte Management

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CHAPTER 8 Fluid and Electrolyte Management Brenda Hueske Halbardier OBJECTIVES 1. Identify the influences on fluid and electrolyte homeostasis in the newborn infant. 2. Describe fluid and electrolyte management in the neonate….

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36: Neonatal Dermatology

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CHAPTER 36 Neonatal Dermatology Catherine L. Witt OBJECTIVES 1. Name three functions of the skin. 2. Describe two ways in which the skin of a newborn or preterm infant differs from that…

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35: Congenital Anomalies

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CHAPTER 35 Congenital Anomalies Leann Sterk OBJECTIVES 1. Describe assessment strategies for diagnosis of infants experiencing a congenital defect. 2. Identify methods of initial management and care for individual congenital anomalies. 3. List…

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15: Common Invasive Procedures

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CHAPTER 15 Common Invasive Procedures Teresa Bailey OBJECTIVES 1. Understand the indications for common procedures performed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), such as endotracheal tube (ETT) intubation and suctioning,…

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31: Hematologic Disorders

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CHAPTER 31 Hematologic Disorders William Diehl-Jones; Debbie Fraser OBJECTIVES 1. Understand the processes of hematopoiesis and erythropoiesis. 2. Recall erythrocyte and leukocyte development from pluripotent stem cells. 3. Relate the consequences of anemia…

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