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newborn 9

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The umbilical cord of a newborn should contain 3 blood vessels: 2 arteries and one vein. AVA
Deeper swelling on the head under periosteum which is firmer than caput and does not cross suture lines cephalhematoma
Assess by attempting to reposition the foot to normal. clubfoot
Assessment of infant after circumcision includes this important criteria UOP
Infants that undergo this complication increase their 02 consumption to increase metabolism cold stress
This sign, along with several others, is an indicator of neuromuscular maturity. Scarf sign
Clean the eyes, admin from inner to outer canthus, do not touch eye, do not rinse, wipe away after 1 minute. Erythromycin ointment
This assessment finding may indicate Down's Syndrome. Simian crease
Most hospitals require newborn temps to be taken at this site to protect from injury to rectum. Axillary
The nurse commonly blanches the skin over this bony prominence to assess for jaundice. Nose
Neonates who exhibit diarrhea, weight loss, irritability, and tremors may have been exposed to drugs in utero. Substance abuse
Normal IM injection site in the newborn. Vastus lateralis
Common signs of this complication include tachypnea, retractions, nasal flaring, cyanosis, and grunting. Respiratory distress
Edematous area of the head which crosses suture lines and resolves quickly Caput
Startle reflex which may occur unilaterally if fractured clavicle is present. Moro
Assessment of this area of the body can be a first indicator of prematurity or postmaturity. Genitalia
Infant on side, suction mouth before nose to avoid inspiratory gasp. Suctioning
This is a sign of vitamin K deficiency. Ecchymoses
ID bands on mom and baby, picture IDs on staff members, locked entryway, observe all exits. Infant protection
Urinary opening on the underside of the penis Hypospadias
Four basic types of heat loss from which a newborn can suffer. heat loss
Newborn must be free of complications and warm prior to receiving bath. bathing
Nurse teaches appropriate ways to hold newborn for feeding, infant mouth wide open, as much nipple as possible in the infant mouth. Breastfeeding
Damage to blood vessels in eyes due to prolonged oxygen therapy. retinopathy
Avoid doing this to newborn males who are uncircumcised because it can cause injury to the glans. retraction
This may include bruising, swelling, clavicle fractures, facial paralysis and Erb's Palsy birth trauma
Urinary opening on the upper side of the penis epispadias
Nutritive sucking, 1-2 wet diapers/first 2 days after birth, 3-4 BM/day by thrid day, baby seems satisfied after eating. adequate breastfeeding
Interventions include protecting the eyes, expose skin to lights, check temp at every feeding, feed q 2-3 hrs, count wet diapers and stools. Phototherapy
Seen in first 24 hours of life, needs treatment with phototherapy pathologic jaundice
Check for bleeding, keep clean and dry, purulent drainage indicates infection. Cord care
transient hyperbilirubinemia - seen 2-3 day of life - considered a normal process. Pysiologic jaundice
The smart N246 student will practice his or her peds math because they realize what kind of math might be on the Newborn exam!! Peds dosages
Lipoproteins found in lungs of mature newborns that promote lung expansion afer birth. Surfactant
Check frequently for bleeding, apply gentle pressure if bleeding occurs. Circ care
Created by: L.moore