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Title Neonatology at a glance / [edited by] Tom Lissauer, Avroy A. Fanaroff ; associate editors, Ricardo J. Rodriguez, Michael Weindling.

Imprint Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.9201 N35 2006    ---  Available
Description 192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 28 cm.
Series The at a glance series
At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Note Includes index.
Contents Milestones in neonatology -- Epidemiology -- Perinatal medicine -- Prepregnancy care, prenatal screening, fetal medicine and surgery -- Maternal medical conditions -- Intrauterine growth restriction -- Preterm delivery and multiple births -- Birth defects and genetic disorders -- Maternal drugs affecting the fetus and newborn infant -- Congenital infection -- Adaptation to extrauterine life -- Neonatal resuscitation -- Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy -- Birth injuries -- Routine care of the newborn infant -- Routine examination of the newborn infant -- Neurologic examination -- Care and support for parents -- Feeding -- Transient abnormalities in the first few days -- Common problems of term infants -- Admission to the neonatal unit -- Developmental care -- Stabilizing the sick newborn infant -- Respiratory support -- The preterm infant -- Lung development and surfactant -- Respiratory distress syndrome -- Temperature control -- Growth and nutrition -- Cerebral hemorrhage and periventricular leukomalacia -- Patent ductus arteriosus -- Infection, jaundice, anemia, osteopenia of prematurity -- Apnea, bradycardia and desaturations and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) -- Necrotizing enterocolitis -- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia -- Outcome of very low birthweight infants -- Respiratory distress in term infants -- Jaundice -- Neonatal infection -- Specific bacterial infections -- Viral infections -- Hypoglycemia -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Gastrointestinal obstruction -- Cardiac disorders -- Kidneys and urinary tract disorders: antenatal diagnosis -- Kidney and urinary tract disorders -- Genital abnormalities -- Disorders of sexual differentiation -- Anemia and polycythemia -- Neutrophil and thrombotic disorders -- Coagulation disorders -- Skin -- Seizures and craniofacial abnormalities -- Neural tube defects and hydrocephalus -- The hypotonic infant -- Bone and joint disorders -- Hearing and vision -- Pain -- Pharmacology and quality assurance -- Iatrogenic disorders -- Evidence-based medicine -- Ethics -- Research and consent -- When a baby dies -- Discharge from hospital -- Follow-up of high-risk infants -- Transport of the sick newborn infant -- Intubation and mechanical ventilation -- Common practical procedures -- Central venous catheters and intraosseous cannulation -- Chest tubes and exchange transfusions -- Cranial ultrasound -- Echocardiography for the neonatologist -- Gestational age assessment, blood pressure charts, severity of illness scores.
Subject Neonatology.
Neonatal intensive care.
Newborn infants -- Diseases.
Infant Care.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases -- therapy.
Intensive care.
Added Author Lissauer, Tom.
Fanaroff, Avroy A.
ISBN 0632055979 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780632055975 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101255371
YDXCP 2210080
NZ1 10310926
NLGGC 286743760
AU@ 000028372463

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