Flashcards in Newborn Care Deck (20):
What does APGAR stand for?
At what APGAR score are interventions needed for a NB?
Why is vitamin K given at birth?
to help with clotting and prevent hemorrhagic disease
How long can NB eye prophylaxis be delayed?
up to 2 hrs
Birth weight values:
1) < 2500 gm
2) 1000-1500 gm
3) < 1000 gm
4) > 4000 gm
What is normal wt loss in a NB?
- in first 3-5 days
- up to 10% norm
NB returns to normal birth wt by which time?
day 10 - 14
How much weight should a NB gain after regaining its original birth weight?
approx 1 oz daily
How many oz in a pound?
16 oz = 1 lbs
What would be normal expected weight for a NB weighing 7 lbs?
- 7lbs x 16oz = 112 oz
ans: 112 x 10% = 11.2 oz wt loss
What is the normal length range for a full-term baby?
18.5 - 22 inches
Term for NB whose birth wt is below the 10th percentile?
Small for Gestational Age (SGA)
When does pseudostrabismus resolve in a NB?
3 - 4 months
What is choanal atresia?
blockage of the back of the nasal passage
What is the rooting reflex in a NB?
when they turn their head towards the source of a stimulus to suckle
What are Epsteins Pearls?
calcium deposits that feel like teeth in the mouth
When does the umbilical cord fall off?
approx 7 - 14 days
Which maneuvers are done to test for hip instability in an NB?
Barlow and Ortolani
When should calcium be started for a NB?
day after birth