This new compendium gives you a single place to look for the most recent recommendations on quality care of pregnant women and their newborn infants. This manual contains American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statements, clinical and technical reports and an AAP clinical practice guideline related to neonatal care.
Within this compendium, you will find the collected results of the AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn's efforts for the past several years. A wide range of perinatal topics, from antenatal counseling for periviable gestations, to hospital discharge of the high-risk infant, to post-discharge follow-up of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, is captured in these pages.More than 40 different topics
, organized into 9 sections for easy reference, are included. Each statement or report contains an abstract overview, a concise presentation and critique of the available data, and a summary of the findings and/or recommendations, along with a current and comprehensive bibliography. Section topics include
- Newborn Screening
- High risk Newborn/Prematurity
- Respiratory Support
- Safe sleep
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome/Infant death