bullae, sheets of desquamating skin and a positive Nikolsky sign. The face, groin and axillae are most commonly affected. Less serious Staph bullous impetigo is frequently seen in the diaper area, and may be the cause of the bullae that we see in Cortez. Congenital varicella history and physical exam findings.

After the examination is complete, remember to properly wrap the baby before returning them to their mother. Newborn examination sheet . Some of the measurements you will take during the exam will be recorded on the “Newborn examination sheet”, such as: Date and time of examination Weight (grams) Newborn Exam Checklist Learnpediatrics.com - Written by Dr. D. Louie EXAMINATION OSCE ITEMS Initial Inspection ABCs Distressed? Well vs unwell looking Level of consciousness Measure and Plot on Growth Chart Weight Crown-heel length Head circumference Vital Signs Blood pressure Heart rate This introduction is not intended to be comprehensive, but is instead designed to cover the main components of the newborn examination. During your time in the nursery, we trust that you will become comfortable with the essential elements of the exam and be able to identify many of the common ...