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Neonatology/Newborn Issues

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on neonatology and newborn issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, circumcision, jaundice, newborn examination, newborn resuscitation, newborn screening, premature infant care, postpartum counseling, and well-child visits. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Breastfeeding

Circumcision

Examination of a Newborn

General

Heart Disease (Congenital) in Infants

Hip Dysplasia (Congenital)

Infections

Intestinal Obstruction

Jaundice

Postpartum Counseling/First Well Child Visit

Premature Infant/Outpatient Care of Former Premature Infant

Respiratory Distress

Resuscitation of a Newborn

Screenings for Newborns

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Breastfeeding

01/01/2015 AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding [Practice Guidelines]
02/01/2013 Impact of Breastfeeding Support [Cochrane for Clinicians]
05/15/2010 Primary Care Interventions to Promote Breastfeeding: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
05/15/2010 Primary Care Interventions to Promote Breastfeeding [Putting Prevention into Practice]
07/15/2008 Strategies for Breastfeeding Success Patient Education
07/15/2008 Why Can't I Get My Patients to Exclusively Breastfeed Their Babies? [Curbside Consultation]
05/01/2005 AAP Releases Updated Breastfeeding Recommendations [Practice Guidelines]
09/15/2001 Initial Management of Breastfeeding Patient Education
04/01/2000 Promoting and Supporting Breast-Feeding Patient Education

Circumcision

02/15/2004 Does Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream (EMLA) Decrease the Pain of Neonatal Circumcision? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
09/15/1998 The Gomco Circumcision: Common Problems and Solutions

Examination of a Newborn

09/01/2014 A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part I. General, Head and Neck, Cardiopulmonary
09/01/2014 A Comprehensive Newborn Exam: Part II. Skin, Trunk, Extremities, Neurologic
05/15/2012 Evaluation of Newborns with Preauricular Skin Lesions [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
01/01/2008 Newborn Skin: Part II. Birthmarks
01/01/2008 Newborn Skin: Part I. Common Rashes
02/15/2004 The Newborn Foot
06/15/2003 The Abnormal Fontanel
11/01/2000 The Undescended Testicle: Diagnosis and Management Algorithm Patient Education

General

08/01/2016 Acetaminophen for the Treatment of Pain in Newborns [Cochrane for Clinicians]
05/01/2012 Managing Adverse Birth Outcomes: Helping Parents and Families Cope Patient Education
11/01/2002 Common Issues in the Care of Sick Neonates

Heart Disease (Congenital) in Infants

04/01/1999 Caring for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease and Their Families Patient Education

Hip Dysplasia (Congenital)

06/15/2015 Diagnosis and Nonsurgical Treatment of DDH in Infants Up to Six Months of Age: Recommendations from the AAOS [Practice Guidelines]
12/15/2014 Common Questions About Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Algorithm
01/01/2013 Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Newborns [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/01/2006 Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
09/15/2006 Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip [Putting Prevention into Practice]
02/01/2001 AAP Develops Guidlelines for Early Detection of Dislocated Hips [Practice Guidelines]

Infections

07/01/2012 Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease: Updated CDC Guideline Algorithm
01/15/2012 Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
01/15/2012 Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum [Putting Prevention into Practice]
05/01/2011 CDC Updates Guidelines for the Prevention of Perinatal GBS Disease [Practice Guidelines] Algorithm
05/15/2002 Management of Newborns Exposed to Maternal HIV Infection Patient Education
03/15/2002 Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections Patient Education

Intestinal Obstruction

11/01/1999 Failure to Pass Meconium: Diagnosing Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction

Jaundice

06/01/2014 Evaluation and Treatment of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
04/15/2012 Neonatal Jaundice [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
05/01/2008 A Practical Approach to Neonatal Jaundice Algorithm Differential Diagnosis

Postpartum Counseling/First Well Child Visit

03/01/2006 Discharge Procedures for Healthy Newborns Patient Education
05/15/2002 Proper Use of Child Safety Seats

Premature Infant/Outpatient Care of Former Premature Infant

08/15/2014 Common Questions About Outpatient Care of Premature Infants

Respiratory Distress

12/01/2015 Newborn Respiratory Distress Algorithm
10/01/2007 Respiratory Distress in the Newborn Algorithm

Resuscitation of a Newborn

04/15/2011 Neonatal Resuscitation: An Update Algorithm
09/01/2005 Room Air vs. Oxygen for Resuscitating Infants at Birth [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Screenings for Newborns

04/01/2008 Expanded Newborn Screening: Information and Resources for the Family Physician
01/15/2010 Universal Screening for Hearing Loss in Newborns: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
01/15/2010 Universal Screening for Hearing Loss in Newborns [Putting Prevention into Practice]
05/01/2007 Universal Newborn Hearing Screening
03/15/2009 Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Newborns [Putting Prevention into Practice]
05/01/2008 Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Newborns: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

Editorials and Letters

08/15/2010 Bilirubin Screening in Newborns: What Should We Do? [Editorials]
01/15/2010 Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Beyond [Editorials]
07/15/2008 Improved Breastfeeding Success Through the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative [Editorials]
03/01/2006 Effective Guidelines for Counseling Parents Before Discharging a Newborn [Editorials]

Patient Education, Self-Care

05/01/2012 Pregnancy Loss Patient Education
12/15/2014 Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Breastfeeding: Hints to Help You Get Off to a Good Start
Circumcision
Hearing Problems in Children
Hip Problems in Infants
Jaundice
Caring for Your Premature Baby

Other AFP Content

TIPS FROM OTHER JOURNALS

08/15/2010 Universal Screening Effective in Identifying Severe Hyperbilirubinemia
08/15/2010 Transcutaneous Bilirubin Nomogram Can Predict Significant Hyperbilirubinemia
08/15/2010 Single Transcutaneous Bilirubin Value Adequate to Predict Hyperbilirubinemia
08/15/2010 Systematic Review of Screening for Newborn Bilirubin Encephalopathy

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