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Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate, 6th Edition

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Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate, 6th Edition

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Stay up to date with recent advances in the NICU with Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate, 6th Edition. This trusted neonatology reference thoroughly covers the new guidelines, equipment, drugs, and treatments that have greatly increased the chance of survival for high-risk infants. Expert contributors deliver the information you need to stay on top of the technological and medical advances in this challenging field.

    • Benefit from the expert advice offered in concise, easy-to-read editorial comments throughout the book.
    • Assess your knowledge with comprehensive question-and-answer sections at the end of each chapter.
    • Understand the clinical relevance of what you’ve learned with case studies that highlight real-world application.
    • Own the reference trusted for nearly 40 years by those who care for at-risk neonates in the dynamic and challenging NICU.
      • Get fast access to need-to-know information on drugs used in the NICU, normal values, and much more in the fully updated appendices.
      • Keep your knowledge up to date with expanded coverage of evidence-based medicine and the role of networks in generating evidence.
      • Stay current with all aspects of neonatal care, including resuscitation, transport, nutrition, respiratory problems and assisted ventilation, and organ-specific care.
      • Access the fully searchable text online, download images, and more at www.expertconsult.com.

      1

      Evidence-based Medicine and the Role of Networks in Generating Evidence

      2

      Antenatal and Intrapartum Care of the High-Risk Neonate

      3

      Resuscitation at Birth

      4

      Recognition, Stabilization, and Transport of the High-Risk Newborn

      5

      Size and Physical Examination of the Newborn Infant

      6

      The Physical Environment

      7

      Nutrition and Selected Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

      8

      Care of the Parents

      9

      Nursing Practice in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

      10

      Respiratory Problems

      11

      Assisted Ventilation

      12

      Glucose, Calcium, and Magnesium

      13

      Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

      14

      Infections in the Neonate

      15

      The Heart

      16

      The Kidney

      17

      Hematologic Problems

      18

      Brain Disorders of the Fetus and Neonate

      19

      The Outcome of Neonatal Intensive Care

      20

      Ethical Issues in the Perinatal Period

      APPENDICES

      A-1

      Drugs Used for Emergency and Cardiac Indications in Newborns

      A-2

      Drug Dosing Table

      B

      Drug Compatibility

      C

      Normal Values

      D

      Umbilical Vessel Catheterization

      E

      Conversion Charts

      Jonathan M Fanaroff, MD, Associate Professor, Deptartment of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Director, Rainbow Center for Pediatric Ethics; Co-Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio and Avroy A. Fanaroff, MB, FRCPE, FRCPCH, Emeritus Professor, Pediatrics and Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Emeritus Eliza Henry Barnes Chair in Neonatology, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

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