What does 'NIPE' stand for?
Newborn and Infant Physical Examination
National and International Physical Examination
National Interactive Physical Examination
Newborn Interactive Physical Examination
NIPE examinations are ideally performed at:
<72 hrs and 6-8 wks
<24 hrs and 6-8 wks
<72 hrs and >8 wks
48 hrs and 6 wks
Knowing whether a neonate has passed meconium is of no importance
Which of the following should be done prior to examining a newborn?
Briefly explain reason for examination and what it involves
Explain that not all abnormalities present at birth
Address any parental concerns
Ask permission to examine
All abnormalities can be detected during newborn examination
Which of the following are true with regards to preparing for the examination?
An opthalmoscope will be required
If the room/ bed is dimly lit, the baby should be examined without turning the light on to avoid disturbing the parents
Keeping baby warm is not particularly important as the examination is brief