Gary Weiner, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician specializing in neonatal-perinatal medicine at University of Michigan Hospital and is affiliated with St. Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital and University of Michigan Health System.
Understanding the NICU (with co-editors David J. Loren, MD, FAAP and Jeanette Zaichkin, RN, MN, NNP-BC)
Most parents do not expect to begin life with their new baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). They often feel lost and powerless amidst this new world of medical vocabulary, technology, and numerous health care providers.
Understanding the NICU will guide parents through the NICU journey, help them communicate with members of the NICU team, and learn about their baby's condition so that they can ask questions and participate as a valuable partner in their baby's care. It will also provide them important information about how to care for their baby after they leave the hospital and head home with their little one.
Included in the book are inspirational stories from parents who have had their own NICU experiences, bringing hope and comfort to other parents with an infant who is hospitalized.
Understanding the NICU provides you with everything parents need to know about
- Common NICU equipment and tests
- Common medical problems for babies in the NICU
- Special health issues for premature infants
- Who's who in the NICU and how to work with the team
- Mother-baby factors: effects on newborn health
- Feeding their baby
- Parenting in the NICU
- Birth defects and surgery
- Heading home from the NICU
- Home at last
- Caring for their baby in the first year
Intensive care is stressful by nature and overwhelming at times. Reading this book and learning about what happens in the NICU will help parents gain confidence and feel more reassured about their baby's care in the NICU -- and at home.
- ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-048-0
- Product Code: CB0098
- Publication Date: September 19, 2016
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 260
- Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th Edition (with associate editor Jeanette Zaichkin)
Powerful resource for interactive, simulation-based teaching and learning.
"An essential book for every person who regularly cares for a neonate who requires resuscitation." - Doody's Book Review 2016
The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an educational program jointly sponsored with the American Heart Association (AHA). The course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates effective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery.
New in the 7th edition!
- Text updated to reflect the latest 2015 AAP/AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate
- Two new chapters added covering preparing for resuscitation and post-resuscitation care
- 140 new full-color photographs replacing most line drawings
- ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-024-4
- Product Code: NRP323
- Publication Date: May 4, 2016
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 313
- Trim Size: 10.875 inches x 8.375 inches
- Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association