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Role of Nurse in Ensuring Normal Newborn Care

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Newborn care is an essential activity performed by each and every healthcare worker and it is an
important responsibility of every nurse to provide best care to every newborn for promotion of health
and prevention of illness/complications. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment is the basic
responsibility of every nurse along with providing health education and information regarding
evidence-based methods of newborn care with importance of providing proper newborn care to every
newly mother.

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