Advances in Respiratory Care of the Newborn, An Issue of Clinics in Perinatology

By

  • Judy Aschner, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Richard Polin, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Director, Division of Neonatology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York – Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York

Top authors were selected to write clinical review articles devoted to Advances in Respiratory Care of the Newborn. Articles are devoted to: Effects of chorioamnionitis on lung function and growth; Delivery room respiratory management of the term and preterm infant; CPAP or INSURE for initial respiratory support; Which CPAP is best?; Non-invasive respiratory support; Volume limited and volume targeted ventilation; Weaning from mechanical ventilation; Predictors of bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Brain Injury in Chronically Ventilated Preterm Neonates: Collateral Damage Related to Ventilation Strategy; The Pulmonary Circulation in Respiratory Failure; Novel methods for assessment of right heart structure and function in pulmonary hypertension; Control of oxygenation; Non-invasive monitoring by photoplethysmography; Cell-based strategies to reconstitute lung function in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Permissive Hypercapnea; Prevention of BPD with Nitric Oxide; and Aero-digestive pulmonary disorders in the neonate.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4920-1