November 6, 2012

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Maternal Neonatal Nursing

Category: Maternal Neonatal Nursing 
The ability of a newborn's kidneys to dilute urine is similar to that in adults, to a specific gravity of 1.001 to 1.005. However, a newborn's kidneys can't tolerate large increases in fluids, which result in fluid overload.