Nurse-Neonatal Transport C-NPT Articles (53)
Fetal alcohol syndrome is one of the five disorders that comprise fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). These fetal a ...
A chest tube, also known as a thoracostomy tube, is a flexible tube that can be inserted through the chest wall and into ...
Down syndrome (trisomy 21) is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or a portion of a third chromosome 21. Pa ...
Neonatal jaundice is yellowish discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and sclera due to elevated serum or plasma biliru ...
Apnea in infants is the term used to describe episodes of cessation of breathing and may be due to many physiologic or p ...
Nurse-Neonatal Transport C-NPT Activities
|APGAR Score||In 1952, Dr. Virginia Apgar, an anesthesiologist at Columbia University, developed the Apgar score. Serendipitously, APGAR is also a useful mnemonic t ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|Brief Resolved Unexplained Event||In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended replacing the term apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) with brief resolved unexplained even ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Cephalohematoma||A cephalohematoma is an accumulation of blood under the scalp. During the birth process, small blood vessels on the head of the fetus are broken as a ... Read the Article||1||8||Activity Info|
|Chest Tube||A chest tube, also known as a thoracostomy tube, is a flexible tube that can be inserted through the chest wall and into the pleural space. This activ ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Child Abuse and Neglect||The World Health Organization (WHO) defines child maltreatment as “all forms of physical and emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect, and explo ... Read the Article||1.5||15||Activity Info|
|Choanal Atresia||The nasal choanae are paired openings that connect the nasal cavity with the nasopharynx. Choanal atresia is a congenital condition in which these ope ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Cleft Palate||Cleft palate is a developmental defect in the hard palate that results in a communication between the oral and nasal cavities resulting in nasal reflu ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia||Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is an autosomal recessive disease emerging from mutations of genes for enzymes that lead to the production of glu ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection||Primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in pregnancy is associated with the highest risk of trans-placental transmission. Universal screening for pre ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Congenital Rubella||Rubella, also known as German Measles, is a viral illness characterized by maculopapular rash, lymphadenopathy, and fever. It is a highly contagious b ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia||Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia is usually secondary to hepatocellular disease or cholestasis (intrahepatic and extra-hepatic ). Early workup and diagno ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Crigler Najjar Syndrome||Crigler-Najjar syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder that leads to congenital non-hemolytic jaundice. Crigler-Najjar syndrome is cause ... Read the Article||1||3||Activity Info|
|Dermal Melanocytosis||This activity outlines the evaluation & management of congenital dermal melanocytosis (Mongolian spot). It explains the role of the interprofessional ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Developmental Dysplasia Of The Hip||DDH (developmental dysplasia of the hip ) is a disorder that is due to abnormal development of acetabulum with or without hip dislocation. Early diagn ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Down Syndrome||Down syndrome (trisomy 21) is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or a portion of a third chromosome 21. Patients typically present with ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Electrocardiogram||Electrocardiogram (abbreviated as EKG or ECG) represents a recording of the electrical activity of the heart. Willem Einthoven first invented it in 1 ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|Erythroblastosis Fetalis||Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN) is also known as alloimmune HDFN or erythroblastosis fetalis. It is caused by the destruction of neo ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Esophageal Atresia||The trachea and esophagus arise from a separation of a common foregut tube during early fetal development. Failure of separation or complete developme ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Fetal Alcohol Syndrome||Fetal alcohol syndrome is one of the five disorders that comprise fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). These fetal alcohol spectrum disorders clas ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Galactose 1 Phosphate Uridyltransferase Deficiency||Galactosemia is an inborn error of metabolism due to impaired degradation of galactose. If not recognized and treated promptly, affected infants may d ... Read the Article||1.25||13||Activity Info|
|Gonorrhea||Neisseria gonorrhoeae, an obligate human pathogen, is a sexually transmitted disease that causes consequential worldwide morbidity both in resource-ab ... Read the Article||1.75||20||Activity Info|
|Hand Hygiene||Handwashing practices in the patient care setting began in the early 19th century. The practice evolved over the years with evidential proof of its va ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Hepatitis B||Hepatitis B infection is a serious global healthcare problem. Often transmitted via body fluids like blood, semen, and vaginal secretions, the hepatit ... Read the Article||1.75||24||Activity Info|
|Hypermagnesemia||Magnesium is an essential element for the life of plants as it is part of chlorophyll. Moreover, it is abundant in animal tissues, where it is fundame ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Hypocalcemia||Disorders of calcium metabolism are frequently encountered. Though hypocalcemia is encountered as frequently as hypercalcemia, it can be potentially l ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Hypoglycemia||Hypoglycemia is often defined by a plasma glucose concentration below 70 mg/dL; however, signs and symptoms may not occur until plasma glucose concent ... Read the Article||1.5||16||Activity Info|
|Hypothermia||Accidental hypothermia occurs when the body dissipates more heat than it absorbs or creates, leaving the body unable to generate sufficient heat to ma ... Read the Article||1.5||16||Activity Info|
|Infant Apnea||Apnea in infants is the term used to describe episodes of cessation of breathing and may be due to many physiologic or pathophysiologic processes. Bri ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Interrupted Aortic Arch||A rare type of congenital heart disease is an interrupted aortic arch (IAA), which affects approximately 1.5% of congenital heart disease patients. In ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Macrosomia||Macrosomia is commonly encountered during obstetric practice. It is associated with a higher likelihood of obstetric as well as neonatal complications ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Meconium Aspiration||Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is the neonatal respiratory distress that occurs in a newborn in the context of meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MA ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Meningitis||In spite of breakthroughs in diagnosis, treatment, and vaccination, in 2015 there were 8.7 million reported cases of meningitis worldwide with 379,000 ... Read the Article||1.25||11||Activity Info|
|Meningomyelocele||Myelomeningocele or open spina bifida is a devastating congenital malformation of the central nervous system associated with significant morbidity. Ti ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Myelomeningocele||Neural tube defects are a spectrum of congenital anomalies that includes cranial defects and open or closed spinal dysraphism. Open spinal dysraphism ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|Necrotizing Enterocolitis||Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a life-threatening illness almost exclusively affecting neonates with a mortality rate as high as 50 percent. The p ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome||Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a spectrum of clinical manifestations seen in neonates due to withdrawal from intrauterine drug exposure. It is ... Read the Article||1.25||5||Activity Info|
|Neonatal HIV||Over 95% of HIV-infected pediatric cases are a result of vertical transmission. Neonatal HIV is the concern for HIV in an infant born to a mother with ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Hypoglycemia||Hypoglycemia is the most common metabolic disturbance occurring in the neonatal period. Screening at-risk infants and the management of low blood gluc ... Read the Article||1||2||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Jaundice||Neonatal jaundice is yellowish discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and sclera due to elevated serum or plasma bilirubin in the newborn period. Neo ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus||Neonatal lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that takes place due to the passive maternal transfer of autoantibodies of Sjogren syndrome auto ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome||Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome is a frequent cause of increased morbidity and mortality in neonates. Understanding the pathophysiology, clinic ... Read the Article||1.25||12||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Seizure||Neonatal seizures are a commonly encountered neurologic condition in neonates. They are defined as the occurrence of sudden, paroxysmal, abnormal alte ... Read the Article||1.5||14||Activity Info|
|Neonatal Sepsis||Neonatal sepsis refers to an infection involving bloodstream in newborn infants less than 28 days old. It continues to remain a leading cause of morbi ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Patent Foramen Ovale||Patent foramen ovale (PFO) occurs when a remnant of normal fetal anatomy abnormally persists into adulthood. It represents a benign finding in the new ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Perinatal Drug Abuse And Neonatal Drug Withdrawal||Drug abuse and addiction have significantly increased over the last few decades; specifically, opioid abuse and dependence have increased to epidemic ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Supraventricular Tachycardia||Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a dysrhythmia originating at or above the atrioventricular (AV) node and is defined by a narrow complex (QRS < ... Read the Article||1.5||16||Activity Info|
|Surfactant||Pulmonary surfactant is a lipoprotein complex that lines the alveoli and decreases the surface tension to prevent lung atelectasis. Surfactant deficie ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Tetralogy of Fallot||Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital anomaly resulting in pulmonary stenosis, an interventricular defect, biventricular aortal origin, and right ventri ... Read the Article||1.5||13||Activity Info|
|Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn||Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a benign, self-limited condition that can present in infants of any gestational age shortly after birth. I ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Umbilical Artery Catheterization||Catheterization of an umbilical artery is one of the commonly performed procedures in extremely premature neonates. This activity reviews the indicati ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Umbilical Cord Prolapse||Umbilical cord prolapse is a condition where the umbilical cord exists the cervical os before the fetal presenting part. Compression of the cord resul ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Umbilical Vein Catheterization||Umbilical vein catheterization utilizes the exposed umbilical stump in a neonate as a site for emergency central venous access up to 14 days old. Umbi ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Vitamin K Deficiency||Vitamin K refers to a group of fat-soluble compounds involved in coagulation, bone development, and cardiovascular health. Vitamin K deficiency can co ... Read the Article||1.25||13||Activity Info|
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