Manual of Neonatal Mock Codes

Manual of Neonatal Mock Codes

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This manual presents a spectrum of training scenarios for first responders in the neonatal unit setting. Mock codes provide a simulated experience of emergency situations with the intention of developing the technical skill, knowledge, critical thinking and teamwork of neonatal practitioners. The philosophy underlying a mock code program is to enhance the confidence of caregivers by practicing emergency techniques in a consequence-free environment. This volume is a landmark contribution to the neonatal literature in that it brings together, for the first time, a compendium of scenarios dealing exclusively with newborns in a variety of acute and critical care situations. A pocket-sized code card summarises the most crucial points for each mock code providing a handy quick-reference review.The age-old myths have long been laid to rest that infants do not perceive or remember pain or that pain medication poses ... Neuroanatomic components and neuroendocrine systems are sufficiently developed to allow transmission of painfulanbsp;...

Title:Manual of Neonatal Mock Codes
Author:Anne R. Hansen
Publisher:PMPH-USA - 2005-01-01


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