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Evidence-based Handbook Of Neonatology - William Oh

Evidence-based Handbook Of Neonatology

By: William Oh (Editor)

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Published: 30th June 2011
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The aim of this book is to provide evidence-based information on the management of high-risk newborn infants. The book is not meant to be a comprehensive textbook of Neonatology. It is a handbook that will provide useful and practical information for the clinician who manages the sick newborn infants.Sick newborn infants represent a very high-risk population that carries high mortality and morbidity. Neonatal Intensive Care Units around the world have been built and staffed to take care of these sick newborns. Although many of the treatment modalities to improve their outcomes are based on solid data derived from basic science and clinical research, some are not and are simply based on anecdotal experience and clinicians' intuition and belief. This publication will elaborate and affirm the management strategies that are based on solid scientific evidence and discuss those that are not. The information will assist neonatologists and pediatricians in providing the best management options for various illnesses that affect this vulnerable population.

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xv
List of Contributorsp. xv
The Fetusp. 1
Prenatal Diagnosisp. 3
Effects of Maternal Medication on the Fetus and Newbornp. 25
Transitional Periodp. 41
Delivery Room Management of the Newborn Infantp. 43
Transitional Care of the Newbornp. 73
Diseases of the Newbornp. 93
Acute Respiratory Disorders in the Neonatesp. 95
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Present Knowledge and Future Directionsp. 119
Respiratory Care of the Newbornp. 145
Congenital Heart Diseases in the Newbornp. 171
Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infantp. 201
Common Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 219
Blood Disorders of the Newbornp. 241
Fluid and Electrolyte Management of Very Low Birth Weight Infantsp. 267
Nutritional Support of the High-Risk Infantp. 291
Neonatal Hypocalcemia and Neonatal Hypercalcemiap. 317
Neonatal Jaundicep. 339
Neonatal Infectious Diseasesp. 373
Brain Injury in Preterm and Term Infantsp. 397
Retinopathy of Prematurity: Current Concepts in Pathogenesis and Treatmentp. 419
Neonatal Surgeryp. 439
Follow-Up Care of High-Risk Infantsp. 465
Follow-Up Assessment of High-Risk Infantsp. 467
Medical Care of NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Graduatesp. 489
Indexp. 513
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ISBN: 9789814313469
ISBN-10: 9814313467
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 540
Published: 30th June 2011
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.75