Neonatology Questions and Controversies: Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, 4th Edition
The thoroughly updated, full-color, 4th Edition of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine:
Provides a clear management strategy for complications in premature infants resulting from hematologic and immunologic systems that are not yet fully developed, offering guidance based on the most up-to-date understanding of underlying pathophysiology.
Places emphasis on controversial areas that can entail different approaches.
Features the most current clinical information throughout, including challenging issues in neonatal hematology such as anemia, transfusions, jaundice, leukocyte counts, and thrombocytopenia.
Includes new chapters on neonatal transfusion medicine, with in-depth evaluations of fetal and neonatal iron homeostasis and risk factors for iron deficiency, and up-to-date information on improvements in bilirubin assessment and management.
Utilizes a consistent chapter organization to help you find information quickly and easily, and contains numerous charts, graphs, radiographic images, and photographs throughout.
Offers the most authoritative advice available from world-class neonatologists who share their knowledge of new trends and developments in neonatal care.
An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
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Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
Infectious Disease, Immunology, and Pharmacology
Renal, Fluid, and Electrolyte Disorders
The Newborn Lung
1 Innovations in Screening and Management of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
2 The Pivotal Role of Macrophages in the Pathogenesis of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
3 Nucleated Red Blood Cells in Neonatal Medicine
4 Age-Appropriate Biology of Neonatal Neutrophils
5 New Erythrocyte Diagnostic Parameters in Neonatal Medicine
6 Neonatal Iron Homeostasis
7 Risk Factors for Iron Deficiency in Neonates
8 Using Targeted Genetic Panels to Find the Causes of Neonatal Hemolytic Anemia
9 Erythropoietin and Darbepoetin Use in the NICU
10 NICU Transfusion Guidelines and Strategies to Minimize Transfusions
11 Neonatal Blood Banking and Transfusion: Current Questions and Controversies
12 Recent Advances in NICU Platelet Transfusions
13 Novel Approaches to Identify NICU Patients Who Would Benefit From Platelet Transfusions
14 Evidence-Based Guidelines for Administering Fresh Frozen Plasma in the NICU
15 Pathophysiologic Importance of Platelets in Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Robin K Ohls, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico; Associate Director, Pediatrics, Clinical Translational Science Center, University of New Mexico Health Sciences, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Akhil Maheshwari, MD and Robert D. Christensen, MD