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CHHHS Neonatal learning packages: Learning packages

Guide for Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Neonatal learning packages and resources

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For copies of these articles contact Sarah Thomas on the details above. If not in Cairns & Hinterland HHS, contact your local Queensland Health libary.

Diehl-Jones, B. (2012). Physiological Principles of the Respiratory System, In D. Fraser (Ed.), Acute Respiratory Care of the Neonate (3rd ed.)(pp.1-28). Petaluma, California.

De Klerk, A. (2012). Humidification during noninvasive respiratory support of the newborn: Continuous positive pressure ventilation, and humidified high-flow nasal cannula. In A.M. Esquinas (Ed.), Humidication of the Intensive Care Unit (pp.271-284). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

De Klerk, A. (2012). Physiology of humidification in critically ill neonates. In A.M. Esquinas (Ed.), Humidication of the Intensive Care Unit (pp.253-265). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Fraser, D. (2015). Chest and lungs. In E.P. Tapperro & M.E. Honeyfield (Eds.). Physical Assessment of the Newborn (5th Ed.)(pp.79-91). Petaluma, California.

Newnam et al (2013). An integrative review of skin breakdown in the preterm infant associated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure. JOGNN, 42(5), 508-516

Papoff, P. & Moretti, C. (2012). Pulmonary air leakage. In G. Nuonocore, R. Bracci & M. Weindling (Eds), Neonatology (pp.460-468). Milano, Italy: Springer.

Reid, T. & Freer, Y. (2010). Developmentally focused nursing care. In Boxwell, G. (Ed). Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (2nd ed.) (pp. 17-37). New York: Routledge.

Soltau, D.T. & Waldemar, A.C. (2014). Respiratory System, In C. Kenner & J. Wright Lotts (Eds.), Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing Care (5th ed.)(pp. 140+145). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Squires, A.J. & Hyndman, M. (2009). Prevention of nasal injuries secondary to NCPAP application in the ELBW infant. Neonatal Network, 28, 13-27

Wiswell, T.E. & Courtney, S.E. (2011). Non-Invasice Respiratory Support. In J.P. Goldsmith & E.H. Karotkin (Eds.), Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate (5th ed.)(99140-162). St Louis: Elsevier.


For further information relating to learning packages and neonatal education within CHHHS, contact:

Sarah Thomas

Nurse Educator, Neonatal Services | Nurse Education and Research Unit | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service


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