Key Features

  • Portable clinical reference
  • Covers procedures such as peripheral IV, umbilical arterial and venous catheter insertion, central venous line insertion and peripheral IA line insertion
  • Coverage of standard infusions of dopamine, dobutamine, morphine and midazolam, insulin and PGE1
  • Ready Reckoner table, by infant birthweight, for size of ETTs and umbilical lines (usage and insertion), and common drug and infusion dosages
  • Resuscitation and infection algorithms included

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 INFECTION CONTROL - HAND WASHING

Chapter 2 RESUSCITATION

-Resuscitation flow diagram

-Resuscitation equipment

-Meconium stained liquor

Chapter 3 PROCEDURES

-Skin disinfection - general principles

-Vascular access

-Specimen collection

-Endotracheal intubation

Chapter 4 RESPIRATORY SUPPORT

-Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)

-Nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV)

-Surfactant

-Assisted ventilation

-Conventional mechanical ventilation

-Volume-targeted ventilation

-High frequency ventilation (HFV)

-Trigger ventilation modes

-Pneumothorax (PTX)

Chapter 5 BLOOD GAS RESULTS

Chapter 6 PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

-Inhaled nitric oxide (iNO)

Chapter 7 PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS (PDA)

Chapter 8 THERMOREGULATION

Chapter 9 BLOOD PRESSURE

Chapter 10 FLUIDS AND NUTRITION

-Renal function

-Parenteral fluids

-Parenteral nutrition

-Enteral feeding

Chapter 11 HYPOGLYCAEMIA

Chapter 12 COMMON DRUGS AND INFUSIONS

-Common drug doses

-Standard infusions

-Dopamine

-Dobutamine

-Morphine & Midazolam

-Insulin

-PGE1

Chapter 13 CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE

-Dexamethasone

Chapter 14 CARE OF THE EXTREMELY PRETERM BABY

-Initial care of the ELBW infant prior to transfer to level 3 nursery

-Guideline for care of infants <1000 g / <28 weeks at a level 3 nursery

Chapter 15 JAUNDICE

-Term Newborns

-Preterm Newborns

-Prolonged jaundice

-Phototherapy

-Exchange t

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
Print ISBN:
9780729538329
Electronic ISBN:
9780729578325

About the authors

Mark Davies

Affiliations and Expertise

Staff Consultant Neonatologist, Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital; Senior Lecturer, Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, University of Queensland, Australia

David Cartwright

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Neonatology, GSNU, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Australia