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Pediatrics eBook and Books
Understanding the NICU by
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
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 you through your NICU journey, help you communicate with members of the NICU team, and learn about your baby's condition so that you can ask questions and participate as a valuable partner in your baby's care. It will also provide important information about how to care for your baby after you leave the hospital and head home with your 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 you 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 your baby * Parenting in the NICU * Birth defects and surgery * Heading home from the NICU * Home at last * Caring for your 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 you gain confidence and feel more reassured about your baby's care in the NICU -- and at home.
Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation by
Publication Date: 2016-05-06
The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an educational program jointly sponsored with the American Heart Association (AHA). The course is designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to hospital staff who care for newborns at the time of delivery. Since the inception of the NRP in 1987, over 3 million individuals in the United States and internationally have been trained and the program has been translated into over 30 languages. Significantly revised and updated, the new seventh edition reflects the 2015 AAP/AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate. Two new chapters have been added, covering post-resuscitation care and preparing for resuscitation.evised American Academy of Pediatrics/American Heart Association guidelines for neonatal resuscitation and the emergency cardiovascular care. With 140 new colour photographs replacing most of the line drawings in the previous edition, this powerful resource for interactive, simulation-based teaching and learning is better than ever.
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A Parent's Guide to Childhood Obesity by
Publication Date: 2006-08-01
Are you worried about your child’s extra weight? If so, you’re not alone. Childhood obesity has reached epidemic levels in the United States, affecting more than 9 million children and teens. Being overweight can limit your child’s physical activity and contribute to low self-esteem, but what’s even more disturbing are the serious medical conditions and diseases that can develop as a result of being too heavy--like cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. How do you as a parent take steps to help your child lose weight? Like it or not, childhood obesity is not a problem that can be solved overnight. Even so, the message of this book is simple--you and your child can succeed. A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Road Map to Health offers long-term strategies and expert advice along with worksheets, questionnaires, and other interactive tools to help your child reach and maintain a healthy weight. This comprehensive guide offers: *Sensible, nutritional information and guidelines, emphasizing balanced and nourishing meals *Strategies for dealing effectively with a variety of parenting challenges *Approaches for encouraging increased physical activity *Questionnaires to evaluate how food is used in families *Guidance on how to partner with pediatricians, extended family members, schools, and child care providers to help ensure success
Food Fights by
Publication Date: 2012-02-07
Knowing what to feed children is one thing. Getting them to eat it is quite another! In Food Fights, 2nd edition, the authors tastefully blend the science of nutrition and pediatrics with the practical insights of parents who have been in your shoes?offering simple solutions for your daily nutritional challenges. Whether you’ve got an infant, toddler, or young child, Food Fights promises entertaining, reality-based advice on: ? How to pick your battles (and arm yourself accordingly) ? Whining and dining, throwing food, and other dietary distractions ? Heaping helpings, TV dinners, fast food, and other nutritional minefields ? Eating out, grocery shopping, and travel ? The 5-second rule ? Drinking and dozing, juice, soda pop, and other classic drinking problems ? Sick kids, vitamins, body weight, allergies, constipation, spitting up#133;and so much more! This revised second edition also includes new chapters on healthy breakfasts, what’s lacking in snacking, and supermarket sanity, and serves up important guidance on making sense of package labels and choosing foods wisely. Add the cornucopia of resources such as recipes for success, a nutrient primer, and phone apps that help families stay on a tech-savvy track to good nutrition and this new and improved edition of Food Fights is guaranteed to leave you satisfied.
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