Care of the Newborn
Edition #399 | August 2012
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- Describe the controversy around universal versus risk-based screening for newborn hyperbilirubinemia.
- Cite the factors that increase the risk for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
- Summarize the approach to evaluation and treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
- Outline key components for enhancing breastfeeding in a patient population.
- Summarize an approach to infant feeding through the first year of life.
- Describe management strategies for common breastfeeding concerns and complications.
- Cite the changes in the updated neonatal resuscitation guidelines with respect to meconium-stained amniotic fluid and use of supplemental oxygen.
- Describe potential postresuscitation complications and their management.
- Summarize the risk factors and early potential signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
- Cite possible approaches to screening for ASD.
- Describe the optimal approach to managing a young child suspected of having ASD.
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