The Scope and Standards of Practice: Neonatal Nursing, 3rd Edition is the most current guide for nurses caring for neonates, infants, and families beginning at the time of birth and initial hospitalization. Essentials for this highly specialized nursing practice are provided, including newly expanded materials regarding ethical decision-making and discharge planning. Competencies for the neonatal registered nurse, the graduate level prepared registered nurse, and the advance practice registered nurse are detailed and provide the structure necessary to guide any nursing professional working in this specialized field.
The Scope and Standards of Practice: Neonatal Nursing, 3rd Edition is available on October 1, 2021. Preorder your copy today!
NANN's Thermoregulation in the Care of Infants - Guidelines for Practice covers:
- Skin physiology and thermal protection – provides a deeper explanation of the various stages of development of neonatal skin and the impact this has on thermal stability both after birth and in the NICU.
- Thermal protection in the NICU – offers guidelines for providing optimal support including the use of humidity, environmental temperatures, transitioning to an open crib, as well as discussion of temperature support/management of respiratory and nutritional therapies.
- Incubator/radiant warmer use in the NICU – offers guidelines providing detailed processes regarding appropriate use of the different warming devices utilized to provide thermal support.
- Golden Hour – offers thermoregulation guidelines for Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) or infants less than 32 weeks gestation including environmental temperatures and specific guidelines for optimizing temperature of the infant in the delivery room.
- Interfacility/intrafacility transport: offers guidelines for providing thermal support during transport. Included are guidelines for appropriate temperature support for the infant in the operating room as well as the emergency department.
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