NURS405 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate, Gestational Age, Maternal Health

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And when: why is the newborn assessment important, evaluate development. Patient history: maternal health hx and pregnancy hx, drug abuse, nutrition, group b strep status, labour and birth information, forceps, suction, etc. Face moving properly, bruising: hypoxia, any resuscitation, fetal and newborn health data. Assessments: initial newborn assessment (done in l&d on all babies, during first few minutes of life, breathing on own, pink, moving, vital signs, to determine stability and need for resuscitation or other interventions, apgar, and brief physical assessment. Highest is 10 (want at least a 7: usually lose points with colour/appearance, routine newborn admission assessment (usually done in post-partum/nicu on all babies, within first 2 hours of life, head to toe assessment. Newborn assessment: respiratory, cardiovascular, gi assessment, temperature regulation, estimation of gestational age, ongoing assessments (done on all babies and the frequency and focus depends on many factors)

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