Manual of Neonatal Care

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-09-07
  • Publisher: LWW
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Written by experienced authors from The Children's Hospital Neonatology Program at Harvard and The Neonatology Program at the Baylor College of Medicine that care for over 20,000 newborns each year, this volume of the Spiral Manual Series offers a practical approach to the diagnosis and medical management of problems in the newborn. The Manual of Neonatal Care's outline format gives readers rapid access to large amounts of valuable information on maternal, fetal, and neonatal problems, as well as common neonatal procedures.

Table of Contents

Fetal Assessment and Prenatal Diagnosisp. 1
Diabetes Mellitusp. 9
Thyroid Disordersp. 19
Preeclampsia and Related Conditionsp. 28
Assessment of the Newborn History and Physical Examination of the Newbornp. 34
Identifying the High-Risk Newborn and Evaluating Gestational Age, Prematurity, Postmaturity, Large-for-Gestational-Age, and Small-for-Gestational-Age Infantsp. 41
Resuscitation in the Delivery Roomp. 59
Nursery Care of the Well Newbornp. 72
Care of the Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infantp. 78
Multiple Birthsp. 86
Genetic Issues Presenting in the Nurseryp. 94
Fluid and Electrolyte Managementp. 100
Nutritionp. 114
Breastfeedingp. 137
Temperature Controlp. 142
Neonatal Transportp. 147
Developmentally Supportive Carep. 154
Follow-Up Care of Very Low Birth Weight Infantsp. 159
Discharge Planningp. 164
Shockp. 176
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemiap. 181
Drug Abuse and Withdrawalp. 213
Birth Traumap. 228
Decision-Making and Ethical Dilemmasp. 237
Management of Neonatal Death and Bereavement Follow-Upp. 241
Viral Infectionsp. 244
Bacterial and Fungal Infectionsp. 274
Tuberculosisp. 301
Syphilisp. 309
Lyme Diseasep. 315
Congenital Toxoplasmosis Respiratory Distress Syndromep. 317
Respiratory Distress Syndromep. 323
Mechanical Ventilationp. 331
Blood Gas and Pulmonary Function Monitoringp. 343
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenationp. 346
Pulmonary Air Leakp. 352
Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newbornp. 358
Transient Tachypnea of the Newbornp. 364
Pulmonary Hemorrhagep. 366
Apneap. 369
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia/Chronic Lung Diseasep. 373
Meconium Aspirationp. 383
Cardiac Disordersp. 388
Anemiap. 436
Bleedingp. 444
Polycythemiap. 450
Thrombocytopeniap. 455
Blood Products Used in the Newbornp. 463
Neonatal Thrombosisp. 469
Neonatal Seizuresp. 483
Intracranial Hemorrhagep. 499
Perinatal Asphyxiap. 518
Neural Tube Defectsp. 528
Orthopaedic Problemsp. 537
Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemiap. 540
Abnormalities of Serum Calcium and Magnesiump. 550
Osteopenia (Metabolic Bone Disease) of Prematurityp. 555
Inborn Errors of Metabolismp. 558
Disorders of Sex Developmentp. 574
Renal Conditionsp. 587
Necrotizing Enterocolitisp. 608
Surgical Emergencies in the Newbornp. 616
Skin Carep. 634
Retinopathy of Prematurityp. 640
Hearing Loss in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Graduatesp. 644
Common Neonatal Proceduresp. 649
Preventing and Treating Pain and Stress Among Infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unitp. 665
Common NICU Medication Guidelinesp. 675
Effects of Maternal Drugs on the Fetusp. 715
Maternal Medications and Breastfeedingp. 742
Indexp. 753
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