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Newborn Care: Assessing gestational age and size at birth

Newborn Care: Assessing gestational age and size at birth

This learning resource is Chapter 2 of an open textbook, Newborn Care.  It includes case studies.Newborn Care was written for healthcare workers providing special care for newborn infants in level 2 hospitals. It covers: resuscitation at birth, assessing infant size and gestational age, routine care and feeding of both normal and high-risk infants, the prevention, diagnosis and management of hypothermia, hypoglycaemia, jaundice, respiratory...

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