Synopses & Reviews
This edition of the Manual of Neonatal Care has been completely updated and extensively revised to reflect the changes in fetal, perinatal, and neonatal care that have occurred since the sixth edition. This portable text covers current and practical approaches to evaluation and management of conditions encountered in the fetus and the newborn, as practiced in high volume clinical services that include contemporary prenatal and postnatal care of infants with routine, as well as complex medical and surgical problems.
Written by expert authors from the Harvard Program in Neonatology and other major neonatology programs across the United States, the manual’s outline format gives readers rapid access to large amounts of valuable information quickly. The Children’s Hospital Boston Neonatology Program at Harvard has grown to include 57 attending neonatologists and 18 fellows who care for more than 28,000 newborns delivered annually.
The book also includes the popular appendices on topics such as common NICU medication guidelines, the effects of maternal drugs on the fetus, and the use of maternal medications during lactation. Plus, there are intubation/sedation guidelines and a guide to neonatal resuscitation on the inside covers that provide crucial information in a quick and easy format.
This Spiral® Manual provides a practical approach to the diagnosis and medical management of newborns. Chapters cover maternal, fetal, and neonatal problems and common neonatal procedures. An outline format provides quick access to a large amount of information, and the outline headings are standardized in this edition. The updated coverage includes new information on fetal assessment, survival of premature infants, and perinatal asphyxia and new guidelines on neonatal jaundice.
The popular appendices include effects of maternal drugs on the fetus, maternal medications during lactation, and NICU medication guidelines. A neonatal dosing chart and intubation/sedation guidelines appear on the inside covers.
Written by expert authors from the Children's Hospital Neonatology Program at Harvard and the Neonatology Program at the Baylor College of Medicine who care for more than 20,000 newborns each year, this volume of the Lippincott Manual Series offers a practical approach to the diagnosis and medical management of problems in the newborn. The manual's outline format gives readers rapid access to large amounts of valuable information on maternal, fetal, and neonatal problems, as well as common neonatal procedures. The book also includes the popular appendices on topics such as common NICU medication guidelines, the effects of maternal drugs on the fetus, and the use of maternal medications during lactation. Plus, there are intubation/sedation guidelines and a guide to neonatal resuscitation on the inside covers that provide crucial information in a quick and easy format.
Table of Contents
Fetal Assessment and Prenatal Diagnosis
Maternal Conditions That Affect the Fetus: Diabetes Mellitus / Thyroid Disorders / Preeclampsia and Related Conditions
Assessment of the Newborn: History and Physical Examination of the Newborn / Identifying the High-Risk Newborn and Evaluating Gestational Age, Prematurity, Postmaturity, Large-for-Gestational-Age, and Small-for-Gestational-Age Infants
Resuscitation in the Delivery Room
Nursery Care of the Well Newborn
Care of the Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infant
Genetic Issues Presenting in the Nursery
Fluid and Electrolyte Management
Developmentally Supportive Care
Follow-up of Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants
Drug Abuse and Withdrawal
Decision-Making and Ethical Dilemmas
Management of Neonatal Death and Bereavement Follow-up
Infections: Viral Infections / Bacterial and Fungal Infections / Tuberculosis / Syphilis / Lyme Disease / Toxoplasmosis
Respiratory Disorders: Respiratory Distress Syndrome / Mechanical Ventilation / Blood Gas and Pulmonary Graphic Monitoring / ECMO / Pulmonary Air Leak / Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn / Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn / Pulmonary Hemorrhage / Apnea / Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia/Chronic Lung Disease / Meconium Aspiration
Hematologic Problems: Anemia / Bleeding / Polycythemia / Thrombocytopenia / Blood Products Used in the Newborn / Neonatal Thrombosis
Neurology: Neonatal Seizures / Intracranial Hemorrhage / Perinatal Asphyxia / Neural Tube Defects
Metabolic Problems: Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia / Abnormalities of Serum Calcium and Magnesium / Osteopenia (Metabolic Bone Disease) of Prematurity / Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)
Surgical Emergencies in the Newborn
Auditory and Ophthalmologic Problems: Retinopathy of Prematurity / Hearing Loss in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Graduates
Common Neonatal Procedures
Management of Pain and Stress in the NICU
Appendix A: Common NICU Medication Guidelines
Appendix B: Effects of Maternal Drugs on the Fetus
Appendix C: Maternal Medications and Breastfeeding
Appendix D: Selected Chemistry Normal Values