1 The Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Standards and Competencies (Anne Lomax).
2 History Taking and the Newborn Examination: An Evolving Perspective (Claire Evans).
3 Development of the Heart and Lungs and Transition to Extrauterine Life (Christopher D. Bedford and Anne Lomax).
4 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Assessment of the Baby (Christopher D. Bedford).
5 The Neonatal Skin: Examination of the Jaundiced Newborn and Gestational Age Assessment (Morris Gordon and Anne Lomax).
6 Examination of the Head, Neck and Eyes (Carmel Noonan, Fiona J. Rowe and Anne Lomax).
7 Examination of the Newborn Abdomen and Genitalia (Morris Gordon).
8 Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (Robin W. Paton).
9 Abnormalities of the Foot (Naomi Davis).
10 Chromosomal and Genetic Problems: Giving Feedback to Parents (Delyth Webb and Anne Lomax).
11 Newborn Behavioural Aspects(Jeanette Appleton).
12 Examination of the Newborn: Professional Issues in Practice (Norma Fryer and Claire Evans).
13 Examining the Neonate in the Hospital and Community: Child Protection Issues.
Appendix 1: Useful Website Addresses.
Appendix 2: NIPE Information Leaflet for Parents.
Appendix 3: Skills for Health.
Glossary of Terms.