Hematology, Immunology and Infectious Disease: Neonatology Questions and Controversies

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  • Robin 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, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, Chief, Division of Neonatology, Director, Neonatology Fellowship Program, Director, Center for Neonatology and Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease, University of Illinois at Chicago; Medical Director, Neonatology Intensive Care Unit and Intermediate Care Nursery, Children's Hospital of University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Hematology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, a volume in Dr. Polin’s Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series, offers expert authority on some of the toughest challenges you face in your practice. This medical reference book will help you provide better evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes with research on the latest advances.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2662-6

Table of Contents

1. Updated Information on Stem Cells for the Neonatologist

2. Current Issues in the Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Thrombocytopenia


3. The role of recombinant leukocyte colony-stimulating factors in the neonatal intensive care unit

4. non-hematopoietic effects of erythropoietin

5. Why, When and How Should We Provide Red Cell Transfusions and Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents to Support Red Cell Mass In Neonates

6. Diagnosis and Treatment of Immune Mediated and Non-Immune Mediated Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

  7. Controversies in Neonatal Thrombotic Disorders

8 A Practical Approach to the Neutropenic Neonate

9. What evidence supports dietary intervention to prevent infant allergy and food allergy development?

10. Maternally-mediated Neonatal Autoimmunity

11. CMV: Diagnosis, treament and considerations on vaccine mediated prevention

12. Neonatal T-Cell Immunity and it’s Regulation by Innate Immunity an Dendritic Cells?

 13. Breast Milk and Viral Infection

14. Probiotics for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates

15. The Ureaplasma conundrum: should we look or ignore?

16. Control of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

17. Neonatal Fungal Infections


18. Use of Biomarkers for detection of early and late onset neonatal sepsis

19. Chorioamnionitis and its effects on the fetus/neonate

  Irina A. Buhimschi