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PCEP Specialized Newborn Care, 3rd Edition (Book IV)

Edited by Robert A. Sinkin, MD, MPH, FAAP and Christian A. Chisholm, MD, FACOG

Developed by a distinguished editorial board, the Perinatal Continuing Education Program (PCEP) is a comprehensive, self-paced education program in four volumes.

This popular resource features step-by-step skill instruction, and practice-focused exercises covering maternal and fetal evaluaton and immediate newborn care.

The PCEP workbooks feature leading-edge procedures and techniques, and are filled with clear explanations, step-by-step skill instruction, and practice-focused exercises.

Book IV includes 6 units dealing with complex neonatal therapies, such as assisted ventilation, as well as a unit on continuing care for at-risk babies and those with special problems following intensive care.

Contents include:

Unit 1: Direct Blood Pressure Measurement

Skills Units: Transducer Blood Pressure Monitoring

Unit 2: Exchange, Reduction, and Direct Transfusions

Part 1: Respiratory Distress

Skills Unit: Exchange Transfusions

Unit 3: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Skills Unit: Delivery of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Unit 4: Assisted Ventilation With Mechanical Ventilators

Skills Unit: Endotracheal Tubes

Unit 5: Surfactant Therapy

Skills Unit: Surfactant Administration

Unit 6: Continuing Care for At-Risk Babies

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