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Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate E-Book
Evidence-Based Approach to Newborn Respiratory Care
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Extensively updated and featuring a new editorial team, the 6th Edition of Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward Karotkin, Gautham Suresh, and Martin Keszler, continues to be a must-have reference for the entire NICU. Still the only fully comprehensive guide in this fast-changing area, it provides expert guidance on contemporary management of neonatal respiratory diseases, with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacologic and technologic advances to improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns. A new full-color design and chapter layout combine for quick and easy reference.


1 Introduction and Historical Aspects
2 Physiologic Principles
3 Control of Ventilation
4 Ethical Issues in Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate
5 Evidence-Based Respiratory Care
6 Quality and Safety in Respiratory Care
7 Medical and Legal Aspects of Respiratory Care
8 Physical Examination
9 Imaging: Radiography, Lung Ultrasound, and Other Imaging Modalities
10 Blood Gases: Technical Aspects and Interpretation
11 Non-invasive Monitoring of Gas Exchange
12 Pulmonary Function and Graphics
13 Airway Evaluation: Bronchoscopy, Laryngoscopy, and Tracheal Aspirates
14 Cardiovascular Assessment
15 Overview of Assisted Ventilation
16 Oxygen Therapy
17 Non-invasive Respiratory Support
18 Basic Modes of Synchronized Ventilation
19 Principles of Lung-Protective Ventilation
20 Tidal Volume-Targeted Ventilation
21 Special Techniques of Respiratory Support
22 High-Frequency Ventilation
23 Mechanical Ventilation: Disease-Specific Strategies
24 Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
25 Description of Available Devices
26 Delivery Room Stabilization, and Respiratory Support
27 Respiratory Care of the Newborn
28 Nursing Care
29 Nutritional Support
30 Complications of Respiratory Support
31 Pharmacologic Therapies I: Surfactant Therapy
32 Pharmacologic Therapies II: Inhaled Nitric Oxide
33 Pharmacologic Therapies III: Cardiovascular Therapy and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
34 Pharmacologic Therapies IV: Other Medications
35 Management of the Infant with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
36 Medical and Surgical Interventions for Respiratory Distress and Airway Management
37 Intraoperative Management of the Neonate
38 Neonatal Respiratory Care in Resource-Limited Countries
39 Transport of the Ventilated Infant
40 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
41 Discharge and Transition to Home Care
42 Neurologic Effects of Respiratory Support
43 Pulmonary and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Following Ventilation


ISBN-13: 9780323392150
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: November, 2016
Pages: 640

Subcategories: Paediatrics and Neonatal, Respiratory Medicine