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.
Evidence-based Medicine and the Role of Networks in Generating Evidence
Antenatal and Intrapartum Care of the High-Risk Neonate
Resuscitation at Birth
Recognition, Stabilization, and Transport of the High-Risk Newborn
Size and Physical Examination of the Newborn Infant
The Physical Environment
Nutrition and Selected Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Care of the Parents
Nursing Practice in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Glucose, Calcium, and Magnesium
Infections in the Neonate
Brain Disorders of the Fetus and Neonate
The Outcome of Neonatal Intensive Care
Ethical Issues in the Perinatal Period
Drugs Used for Emergency and Cardiac Indications in Newborns
Drug Dosing Table
Umbilical Vessel Catheterization