The AWHONN Neonatal Skin Care Guideline was updated this year, and some of the changes in content, as well as the latest neonatal skin care research are discussed. Highlights include recommendations for bathing, skin disinfectants, diaper dermatitis, and assessment and care for skin injuries.
Discuss the history of the Neonatal Skin Care Guideline, including changes in the 2018 revision.
Discuss highlights of 2018 guideline including areas of skin assessment, bathing, and prevention and treatment of diaper dermatitis.
Describe treatment strategies for skin injury including topical agents and dressings.