Workbook in Practical Neonatology - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9781455774845, 9780323314992

Workbook in Practical Neonatology

5th Edition

Authors: Richard Polin Mervin Yoder
eBook ISBN: 9780323314992
eBook ISBN: 9780323262026
Paperback ISBN: 9781455774845
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 5th August 2014
Page Count: 392

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Workbook in Practical Neonatology provides authoritative guidance on neonatal evaluation and management of the problems that you are most likely to see in practice. Meticulous revisions and updates incorporate advances in neonatal care, including hypotension, mechanical ventilation, and early discharge. An ideal learning tool for beginners and a valuable reference for experienced healthcare professionals, its interactive, case-based approach allows you see to diagnosis and treatment in a clinical context and test your knowledge with review questions and answers for each topic.

Key Features

  • Put concepts into practice. Each chapter features case histories that require you to make diagnostic decisions and that help you understand how scientific concepts apply to each clinical problem.
  • Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence. Copious review questions and answers help you test your knowledge.

Table of Contents

1. Neonatal Resuscitation

2. Perinatal Asphyxia

3. Fluid and Electrolyte Management in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit

4. Glucose Metabolism

5. Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

6. Parenteral Nutrition

7. Enteral Nutrition

8. Anemia

9. Respiratory Distress Syndrome

10. Principles of Mechanical Ventilation

11. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

12. Neonatal Apnea

13. Neonatal Sepsis

14. Patent Ductus Arteriosus

15. Neonatal Hypotension

16. Congenital Heart Disease in the Newborn Period

17. Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn and Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

18. Renal Failure in Neonates

19. Neonatal Seizures

20. Intraventricular Hemorrhage

21. Surgical Emergencies in the Newborn

22. Necrotizing Enterocolitis



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About the Author

Richard Polin

Affiliations and Expertise

William T. Speck Professor of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; Director, Division of Neonatology, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York – Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York

Mervin Yoder

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor, Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor, Pediatrics; Assistant Dean, Entrepreneurial Research; Associate Director, Entrepreneurship, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine; Associate Chair, Basic Research, Attending Neonatologist, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana