Neonatal Skin Care

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Author: AWHONN
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Publisher: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1938299418
ISBN 13: 9781938299414
Edition: 4th
Description:
Newborn skin care practices have the potential to impact skin for many years. This revised guideline is targeted to obstetric, postpartum, and neonatal nurses, and other healthcare providers caring for newborns in various settings. New recommendations based on current research focus on appropriate skin care practices for term and preterm newborns. Expanded topics include bathing, atopic dermatitis and emollients, management of diaper dermatitis, intravenous extravasation, parent education, and product selection considerations. There are also many new appendices with images of skin injury and tables for identification and treatment of neonatal wounds.
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