This popular resource features step-by-step skill instruction and practice-focused exercises covering neonatal care. Developed by a distinguished editorial board, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in 4 volumes.
This book features 11 units covering information and skills assessment and initial management of frequently encountered neonatal illnesses, plus a brand-new unit on how to care for babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome (neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome).
• Respiratory distress
• Umbilical catheters
• Low blood pressure (hypotension)
• Intravenous therapy
• Identifying and caring for sick and at-risk babies
• Preparation for neonatal transport
• Neonatal abstinence syndrome (neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome)
Christian A. Chisholm, MD, FACOG, is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialist and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he also serves as Vice-Chair for Education and Medical Director for Obstetrics. Dr Chisholm received his medical degree the University of Maryland, and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Maryland Medical System. He completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of the executive committee of the Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative and serves as the lead physician for implementation of AIM initiatives in Virginia.