State-of-the-art pain management specifically for neonatal nurses
Written specifically for nurses, this clinical handbook provides un-matched comprehensive information on pain management for the vulnerable neonatal population. Given the possibility of significant short- and long-term consequences of neonatal pain if left unmanaged, all nurses in neonatal settings should be familiar with the origins of neonatal pain, pain assessment, and the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain management techniques outlined and explained in this clinical handbook.
Each chapter contains critical information on safe and proven therapies for common minor but painful procedures, including lists of dosages, and side effects. Nurses can use this portable reference to adopt strategies to routinely assesses pain, minimize the number of painful procedures, employ drug-based and non-drug-based therapies that prevent pain in routine procedures, and eliminate pain associated with surgery. As a well-rounded guide and resource around neonatal settings, this clinical guide also features chapters on how nurses can engage others to assist with neonatal pain, and expands upon the role of the family to ensure the best neonatal care.
- The first clinical handbook specifically for nurses treating neonates
- A holistic, state-of-the-art resource describing pain management techniques
- Addresses assessment, medications, and non-pharmacologic pain management along with how to apply them
- Lists of dosages and side effects
- Discusses the role of family in neonatal pain management
About: State-of-the-art pain management specifically for neonatal nurses Written specifically for nurses, this clinical handbook provides un-matched comprehensive information on pain management for the vulnerable neonatal population.
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