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Neonatology at a Glance provides a concise, illustrated overview of neonatal medicine. Written by leading international experts, it provides essential information on perinatal medicine, delivery, the normal newborn infant and neonatal problems encountered in neonatal intensive care units and their management.


Each topic is supported by excellent illustrations, diagrams, and, for the first time, video clips to show neonatal resuscitation and stabilizing the sick newborn, normal examination, the baby with hypoxic–ischemic encephalopathy, recognition of seizures and practical procedures.


Neonatology at a Glance:
Provides up to date coverage of the important conditions you will encounter
Covers challenging topics including pain, ethical issues, quality improvement, evidence based medicine and palliative care
Features new sections on fetal medicine, respiratory support, therapeutic hypothermia, amplified EEG and perinatal neuroimaging
Integrates invaluable details about practical procedures including neonatal resuscitation and transport
Supplemented by video materials and artwork which can be viewed via the companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/neonatology


Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including pediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.


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Neonatology at a Glance provides a concise, illustrated overview of neonatal medicine. Written by leading international experts, it provides essential information on perinatal medicine, delivery, the normal newborn infant and neonatal problems encountered in neonatal intensive care units and their management.


Each topic is supported by excellent illustrations, diagrams, and, for the first time, video clips to show neonatal resuscitation and stabilizing the sick newborn, normal examination, the baby with hypoxic–ischemic encephalopathy, recognition of seizures and practical procedures.


Neonatology at a Glance:
Provides up to date coverage of the important conditions you will encounter
Covers challenging topics including pain, ethical issues, quality improvement, evidence based medicine and palliative care
Features new sections on fetal medicine, respiratory support, therapeutic hypothermia, amplified EEG and perinatal neuroimaging
Integrates invaluable details about practical procedures including neonatal resuscitation and transport
Supplemented by video materials and artwork which can be viewed via the companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/neonatology


Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including pediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.


Contents:

Preface vii


Contributors viii


How to use this textbook xi


About the companion website xiv


Part 1 Introduction


1 Milestones in neonatology 2


2 Epidemiology 4


Part 2 Perinatal medicine


3 Perinatal medicine 6


4 Prepregnancy care, prenatal screening and fetal medicine 8


5 Maternal medical conditions 10


6 Intrauterine growth restriction 12


7 Multiple births 14


8 Preterm delivery 16


9 Birth defects and genetic disorders 18


10 Maternal drugs affecting the fetus and newborn infant 20


11 Congenital infection 22


Part 3 Delivery


12 Adaptation to extrauterine life 26


13 Neonatal resuscitation and post–resuscitation care 28


14 Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy 34


15 Birth injuries 38


Part 4 The normal newborn infant


16 Routine care of the newborn infant 40


17 Routine examination of the newborn infant 42


18 Neurologic examination 44


19 Care and support for parents 46


20 Feeding 48


21 Minor abnormalities in the first few days 50


22 Common problems of term infants 52


Part 5 The sick newborn infant


23 Admission to the neonatal unit 54


24 Developmental care 56


25 Stabilizing the sick newborn infant 58


26 Respiratory support 60


Part 6 The preterm infant


27 Preterm infants and their complications 66


28 Lung development and surfactant 68


29 Respiratory distress syndrome 70


30 Temperature control 72


31 Growth and nutrition 74


32 Intraventricular hemorrhage and periventricular leukomalacia 76


33 Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) 78


34 Infection, jaundice, anemia, osteopenia of prematurity 80


35 Apnea, bradycardia and desaturations, retinopathy of prematurity 82


36 Necrotizing enterocolitis 84


37 Bronchopulmonary dysplasia 86


38 Outcome of preterm infants 88


Part 7 Neonatal problems


39 Respiratory distress in term infants 90


40 Upper airway disorders 94


41 Jaundice 96


42 Neonatal infection 100


43 Specific bacterial infections 102


44 Viral infections 104


45 Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia 106


46 Inborn errors of metabolism 108


47 Gastrointestinal disorders 110


48 Gastrointestinal obstruction 114


49 Cardiac disorders 116


50 Renal and urinary tract anomalies diagnosed prenatally 120


51 Renal and urinary tract disorders 122


52 Genital disorders 126


53 Disorders of sex development 128


54 Anemia and polycythemia 130


55 Neutrophil and thrombotic disorders 132


56 Coagulation disorders 134


57 Dermatological disorders 136


58 Seizures and perinatal strokes 138


59 Neural tube defects and hydrocephalus 140


60 The hypotonic infant 142


61 Bone and joint disorders 144


62 Hearing and vision 146


Part 8 Aspects of neonatal intensive care


63 Pain 148


64 Pharmacology 150


65 Quality improvement 152


66 Critical incidents 154


67 Evidence ]based medicine 158


68 Ethics 160


69 Research and consent 162


70 Palliative and end ]of ]life care 164


71 Discharge from hospital 166


72 Follow ]up of high ]risk infants 168


Part 9 Global


73 Global neonatology 170


Part 10 Transport


74 Transport of the sick newborn infant 174


Part 11 Practical procedures


75 Intubation and chest tubes 176


76 Common practical procedures 178


77 Umbilical catheters and intraosseous cannulation 180


78 Central venous catheters and exchange transfusions 182


79 Cranial ultrasound 184


80 Amplitude ]integrated electroencephalography (aEEG) 188


81 Perinatal neuroimaging 190


82 Echocardiography for the neonatologist 192


83 Gestational age assessment, BP, severity of illness scores, jaundice treatment chart 194


Index 196


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118767320
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: August, 2015
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 216.00 x 277.00 x 11.22

Subcategories: Paediatrics and Neonatal