a protective means to allow the newborn to filter stimuli. (eg: the ability to tune out sound and light in order to sleep)
a baby's newborns ability to respond to stimuli in the environment
head to toe progression
changes in states from quiet alert to sleep or crying
ability to quiet themselves or change states
includes newborn's changes in response to social cues from caregivers
During the reflex assessment, the nurse places the infant in the prone position and strokes one side of the bertebral column. The nurse is assessing which reflex?
The Perinatal nurse understand that soft tissue diffuse edema of the infant's head is a conditino best described as:
During Baby G.'s initial examination, the nurse observes a two-vessel cord. The nurse's immediate response is to notify the health care provider as this finding can be a sign of abnormality in which system?
the renal and cardiac system
The nurse's use of prewarmed blankets to wrap the newborn at birth is intended to decreas heat loss by which mechanism?
What are Signs and Symptoms of hypoglycemia in a newborn?
jitteriness, diaphoresis, poor muscle tone, poor sucking reflex, temperature instability, respiratory distress, tachycardia, dyspnea, apnea, high-pitched cry, irritability, lethargy, seizures, or coma.