Assessment of new born - purposes and precautions, Biology

Assessment of new born

The main purposes are:

i) To identify normal characteristics in the neonate

ii) To identify existing abnormalities, ii any

iii) To carry out immediate action if there is any deviation

iv) To establish a baseline for future physiological changes

Precautions to be taken during the procedure of carrying out physical examination:

i) Keep your hands clean, dry and warm.

ii)  Keep your nails short and free of nail polish.

iii) Do not expose the baby unnecessarily.

iv) Do not expose the baby to drafts and chills.

v) Examine the baby swiftly not more than 8 to 10 minutes.

vi) If neonate is irritable/crying during examination allow him to suck on a nipple.

vii) Inform mother about outcome of examination.

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