Immediate care of the newborn

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

Immediate care of the newborn

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Apgar score 302

Examination of the newborn 304

Immediate care of the newborn 308

Skin-to-skin 310

Failure of the baby to establish respiration at birth may be due to:

Obstruction due to mucus, blood, liquor, or meconium

Analgesics given during labour—pethidine, diamorphine, and general anaesthesia...

Chapter.  2527 words. 

Subjects: Midwifery ; Neonatology

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