Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP): Book I : Maternal and Fetal Evaluation and Immediate Newborn Care (9781610020527)
This popular resource features step by step skill instruction, and practice focused exercises covering maternal and foetal evaluation and immediate newborn care. Developed by a distinguished editorial board, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in four volumes. This book features eight units covering information and skills for obstetrical evaluation, neonatal resuscitation consistent with AAP guidelines, as well as units to provide the necessary information for initial stabilisation of a newly born infant.
Unit 1: Is the mother sick? Is the fetus sick? Skill Unit: Determining foetal presentation with Leopold Manoeuvres.
Unit 2: Foetal age, growth, and maturity.
Unit 3: Foetal well-being Skill Unit: Electronic foetal monitoring.
Unit 4: Is the baby sick? Skill Units: Electronic cardiorespiratory monitoring, pulse oximetry.
Unit 5: Resuscitating the newborn Skill Units:
* Management of oxygen in the delivery setting.
* Free-flow oxygen and positive-pressure ventilation.
* Endotracheal intubation.
* Chest compressions.
* Emergency medications.
* Apgar score.
Unit 6: Gestational age and size and associated risk factors Skill Unit: Estimating gestational age by examination of a newborn.
Unit 7: Thermal environment Skill Units:
* Radiant warmers.
* Incubators and neutral thermal environment.
Unit 8: Hypoglycemia
Skill Unit: Blood glucose screening tests.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 216 x 279 x 22.86mm | 997.9g
- 30 Oct 2016
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- Elk Grove Village, United States
- 3rd Revised edition
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