Assessment of the Newborn: Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Cardiac Anomalies
Publication Date: 2015
The program begins by offering an overview of fetal circulation. With this foundation, it goes on to examine the issues related to cardiopulmonary assessment. Topics such as acrocyanosis, retractions, transient tachypnea and infant respiratory distress syndrome are presented. The program then presents and discusses cardiac anomalies. The four categories of cardiac defects are highlighted and the eight most common cardiac defects are outlined.
•Describe fetal circulation
•Perform a respiratory and cardiac assessment
•Identify the main categories and types of cardiac anomalies
Media Format(s): Video (English)
Run Time: 20 Minutes