The Premature Infant.
Paragraphs 10-1 through 10-8.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
10-1. Identify terms, definitions, and criteria that
relates to the premature infant.
10-2. Select the eleven causes for prematurity.
10-3. Select those nursing measures and reasons for
the premature infant needing assistance with his
10-4. Select those nursing measures and reasons for
caring for the premature infant having difficulty
maintaining his body temperature.
10-5. Identify those measures used when caring for
an infant needing help with maintaining
10-6. Identify those measures used to prevent
infections in the premature infant.
10-7. Identify those illnesses to which a premature
infant is most susceptible.
10-8. Select those factors that may place a premature
infant at risk for failure to thrive (FTT).
After studying the assignment, complete the exercises
at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you
to achieve the lesson objectives.