Essential Newborn Care Implementation

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Chapter 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE Introduction Newborn care is the most essential procedure in the delivery room, it is a procedure or a proper way of handling the baby and implementing the proper way for the newborn. A newborn baby can acquire complications if the procedure was incorrectly performed. The Intrapartum/Newborn Practices assessment tools were developed through a collaboration between the Philippine General Hospital and World Health Organization (WHO) with Department of Health (DOH) (Sala, 2011). The Essential newborn care protocol is a step-by-step guide for health workers and medical practitioners issued by the Department of Health for implementation under Administrative order 2009-0025 (Sala, 2011). The Department of…show more content…
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