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Chapter 18: Nursing Management of the Newborn

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Essentials of Maternity, Newborn, and Women's Health Nursing, 5th Edition., Ricci, 2020 | Registered Nurse (RN) School Study Aid

Chapter 18: Nursing Management of the Newborn
14 Picmonics to Learn | 30 mins
Eye Medication Administration
Procedure
Supine with Neck Hyperextended
Wash Away Crusts
Cotton Ball on Cheekbone
For Ophthalmic Drops
Instill Drops into Conjunctival Sac
Repeat if Missed or Patient Blinks
5 Minutes Before 2nd Medication
For Ophthalmic Ointment
Thin Stream Along Inner Edge
Inner Canthus to Outer Canthus
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2 mins
Intramuscular Medication (IM) Administration
Risks
Injury to Nerves, Bone, and Blood Vessels
Sites
Deltoid
Vastus Lateralis
Ventrogluteal
Nursing Considerations
Selection of Needle Length
Aseptic Technique for Drawing Up
Z-Track
90 Degree Angle
Max Amount (2-5 mL Adult, 1 mL Child)
Techniques to Reduce Pain
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2 mins
Rubeola (Measles)
Mechanism
Virus
Signs and Symptoms
Fever
Red Maculopapular Rash
3 C's
Photophobia
Koplik Spots
Considerations
MMR Vaccination
Antipyretics
Vitamin A Supplementation
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2 mins
APGAR Score
1 and 5 Minutes
Appearance
Pulse
Grimace
Activity and Muscle Tone
Respiration
Total Scores
Gentle Stimulation
Oxygen
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2 mins
Newborn Assessment
APGAR
Umbilical Cord
2 Arteries 1 Vein
Eye Prophylaxis
Fontanels
Vitamin K Injection (Phytonadione)
Gestational Age Assessment (GAA)
Measurements
Birth Weight
Head Circumference
Length
Considerations
Keep Warm
ID Bands
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3 mins
Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione)
Mechanism
Synthesizes Clotting Factors II, VII, IX, X
Indications
Hypoprothrombinemia
Newborn Prophylaxis
Bleeding from Warfarin Overdose
Side Effects
Shock
Kernicterus
Cardiac Arrest
Considerations
Bile Salts required for Intestinal Absorption
Increased Risks with IV Administration
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2 mins
Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Cause
Autosomal Recessive Genetic Disorder
Enzyme Deficiency
Assessment
Failure to Thrive
Irritability
Musty or Mousy Odor
Cognitive Impairment
Interventions
Low Phenylalanine Diet
Low Protein Foods (Diet)
Avoid Aspartame
Sapropterin (Kuvan)
Considerations
Guthrie Blood Test
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2 mins
Cranial Nerve Pathologies
Cranial Nerve Pathologies
Horner Syndrome
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Bell's Palsy
Brain or Brainstem Lesion
Microvascular Cranial Nerve Palsy
Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
Multiple Sclerosis
Arnold Chiari Malformation
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Guillain Barre’ Syndrome
Parkinson's Disease
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3 mins
Testes
Characteristics
FSH Stimulates Sertoli Cells
Inhibin B Release
LH Stimulates Leydig Cells
Leydig Cells Secrete Testosterone
Testosterone Causes Male Development
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2 mins
Prolapsed Umbilical Cord
Mechanism
Cord Prolapses
Signs and Symptoms
Visualization of Cord
Prolonged or Variable Decelerations
Considerations
Hips Elevated
Insert 2 fingers in Vagina
Saline Towel on Cord
Oxygen
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2 mins
Hypoglycemia Assessment
Mechanism
Too much insulin
Decreased glucose
Assessment
< 70 mg/dL
Change in LOC
Lethargic
Confusion and Irritability
Tremors
Diaphoresis
Tachycardia
Vision Changes
Weakness
Seizures
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2 mins
Hypoglycemia Intervention
Interventions
Mild to Moderate Hypoglycemia
Simple Carbohydrate (Oral Dextrose, Fruit Juice, Candies)
Complex Carbohydrate (Whole Grains, Vegetables)
Severe Hypoglycemia or Unconscious
50% Dextrose
Glucagon
Considerations
Monitor Blood Glucose Q 10-15 Minutes
Give Small Meal After Intervention
Patient Education
Hypoglycemia Prevention
Encourage Self-Monitoring
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3 mins
Blood Glucose Lab Value
70-100 mg/dL
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25 secs
Breastfeeding
Benefits
Complete Nutrition
Antibody Protection
Bonding
Convenient
SIDS Risk Reduced
Possible Enhanced Cognitive Development
Long-Term Health Benefits
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2 mins

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