Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series: Neurology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416031574

Neonatology: Questions and Controversies Series: Neurology

1st Edition

Authors: Jeffrey Perlman
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416031574
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 6th March 2008
Page Count: 304

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB Chb

    2. Cerebral Circulation and Hypotension in the Premature Infant – Diagnosis and Treatment

    Claire W. McLean MD
    Rowena Cayabyab MD
    Shahab Noori, MD
    Istvan Seri, MD, PhD

    3. Intraventricular Hemorrhage and White Matter Injury in the Preterm Infant

    Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB ChB

    4. Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Management Strategies

    Andrew Whitelaw, MD, FRCPCH

    5. Brain Cooling for the Neonatal Encephalopathy: Should it Be Used for Whom and By Whom

    Abbot R. Laptook, MD

    6. General Supportive Management of the Term Infant with Neonatal Encephalopathy Following Intrapartum Hypoxia-Ischemia

    Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB ChB

    7. Stroke in the Fetus and Neonate

    Koray Özduman, MD
    Laura Ment, MD
    Gabrielle deVeber, MD

    8. Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Seizures

    Mark S. Scher, MD

    9. Glucose and Perinatal Brain Injury

    Jerome Y. Yager, MD
    Kenneth J. Poskitt , MD

    10. Neonatal Hypotonia

    Keung-kit Chan, MBBS, MRCPCH
    Basil T. Darras MD

    11. Hyperbilirubinemia and the Risk for Brain Injury
    Steven M. Shapiro, MD

    12. Neonatal Meningitis: Current Treatment Options
    Pablo Sanchez, MD
    David Kaufman, M.D
    Santina Zanelli, M.D.

    13. Brain MRI in the High Risk Infant

    Petra S. Huppi, MD
    Caroline Menanche Starobinski

    14. Long Term Follow Up of Very Low Birth weight Infants
    Betty Vohr, MD


This exciting new reference brings you information about the most controversial neurological challenges you face in your practice. The book confidently tackles these subjects and gives seasoned advice on the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies using evidence-based medicine wherever possible. It gives you the latest information you need to keep pace with the fast-paced, dynamic environment of neonatology.

Key Features

  • Addresses controversial topics head on, so you can decide how to handle these difficult practice issues.
  • Serves as the bridge between the latest cutting-edge research and its application to clinical practice.
  • Assembles a world-class group of neonatologists, representing the true leaders of the specialty, to ensure the most authoritative content available.


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About the Authors

Jeffrey Perlman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York