Home Care for the High-risk Infant

Home Care for the High-risk Infant

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This revised, expanded edition addresses the increased interest in and demand for information about the nursing care of premature, technology-dependent infants once they are at home. In addition to clinical practice and research updates it includes care plans, assessment forms, sample care maps, and other hands-on materials which make it a valuable tool as well as a textbook.Liquid oxygen is a cost-effective method of oxygen delivery for continuous low- flow use. ... Consideration should be given to how long the portable liquid oxygen in the tank will last based on the childa#39;s prescribed oxygen ... Like concentrators, liquid oxygen units do not provide the pressure and flow required to operate a Venturi mask or nebulizer. ... Many additional portable units are reV iewed in Lucas (1988) and, depending on the wait, duration of use at one liter per minute variesanbsp;...

Title:Home Care for the High-risk Infant
Author:Elizabeth Ahmann
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 1996


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