Includes bibliographical references and index. Appendices include: Breastfeeding resources; the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on breastfeeding; the American Academy of Pediatrics: the Transfer of Drugs and other Chemicals into Human Milk; the ACOG Educational Bulletin on breastfeeding (number 258, July 2000);
Handbook covers: Basic information and demographic data on the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; A description of curent health status and critical health problems facing the Aboriginal people of B.C. ; An overview of the history that has produced the burden of ill health among Aboriginal people ; A description of the historic and current roles and responsibilities of federal, provincial and Aboriginal health agencies ; Consideration of treaty making and self-government initiatives and their implications for health authorities ; An exploration of visions, models and concepts ; Questions and factors to be considered in the development of strategies for change to close the gaps in health status between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal British Columbians.
Offers source on effective management of critically ill patients. This reference includes coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and, more.
The new 7th Edition gives you a single place to look for the most recent and recommendations on quality care of pregnant women, their fetuses, and their neonates. Jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), this resource addresses the full spectrum of perinatal medicine from both the obstetric and pediatric standpoints. Guidelines for Perinatal Care has been revised and updated to reflect current scientific data, professional opinion, and clinical advances. Important new material in the 7th Edition includes: Evidence-based recommendations for safe, effective diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in both maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology. New information on planned home birth and underwater births. Expanded coverage on obstetric and medical complications and evidence-based recommendations to guide clinical practice. Updated recommendations on neonatal resuscitation, screening and management of hyperbilirubinemia, and neonatal drug withdrawal. New chapter on quality improvement and patient safety. Expanded coverage on neonatal intensive care unit data collection; rapid cycle improvement; and quality improvement collaboratives and much more