Pocket Notes on Neonatology

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Mark Davies
  • David Cartwright
    • Electronic ISBN 9780729578325

    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

    No. of pages:
    182
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone Australia
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729578325