The fourth edition of this popular resource features step-by-step skill instruction and practice-focused exercises covering maternal and fetal 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 4 volumes.
This book features 8 units covering information and skills for obstetric evaluation and neonatal resuscitation (consistent with AAP guidelines) as well as units to provide the necessary information for initial stabilization of a newborn. The neonatal resuscitation unit has been updated to reflect the new NRP (R), 8th Edition, guidelines.
Is the Mother Sick? Is the Fetus Sick?
Fetal Age, Growth, and Maturity
Fetal Well-being Is the Baby Sick? Recognizing and Preventing Problems in the Newborns
Resuscitating the Newborn
Gestational Age- and Size-Associated Risk Factors
Blood Glucose Screenings
Unit 1: Is the Mother Sick? Is the Fetus Sick?
Skill Unit: Determining Fetal Presentation With Leopold Maneuvers
Unit 2: Fetal Age, Growth, and Maturity
Unit 3: Fetal Well-being
Skill Unit: Electronic Fetal Monitoring
Unit 4: Is the Baby Sick? Recognizing and Preventing Problems in the Newborn
Skill Unit: Electronic Cardiorespiratory Monitoring
Skill Unit: Pulse Oximetry
Unit 5: Resuscitating the Newborn
Skill Unit: Suctioning
Skill Unit: Management of Oxygen in the Delivery Setting
Skill Unit: Free-Flow Oxygen and Positive-Pressure Ventilation
Skill Unit: Endotracheal Intubation
Skill Unit: Chest Compressions
Skill Unit: Emergency Medications
Skill Unit: 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 Unit: Radiant Warmers
Skill Unit: Incubators and Neutral Thermal Environment
Unit 8: Hypoglycemia
Skill Unit: Blood Glucose Screenings
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