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"A copy of this reference should be kept readily available in the newborn unit. It is a potent learning tool for NCU students." -- Family Medicine review of an earlier edition

A true essential for twenty-five years, this streamlined pocket reference provides logically organized, quickly retrievable information on basic and advanced management techniques for the neonate. Featuring a convenient outline approach that puts key information at your fingertips, this quick reference covers everything you need to know about on-call neonatal problems, procedures, diseases and disorders, and pharmacology.




  • NEW International editorial board
  • NEW Chapters on therapeutic hypothermia, laryngeal mask airway, extravasation and infiltration, transillumination, transpyloric intubation, pain in the neonate, coagulation disorders, transient neonatal myasthenia gravis, pertussis, and tuberculosis
  • NEW Full-color images of neonatal rashes and dermatologic problems
  • NEW Immunization tables
  • An "On Call" section presenting 34 common and serious patient management issues with guidelines for rapid diagnosis and treatment
  • Cutting-edge strategies for management of specific respiratory syndromes
  • One of the most comprehensive listings of neonatal medications available anywhere
  • Valuable appendices, including Abbreviations Used in Neonatology, Blood Pressure Determinations, Isolation Guidelines, and more


Table of contents
Section I. Antepartum, Intrapartum, Delivery, and Transport Management
1 Fetal Assessment
2 Obstetric Anesthesia and the Neonate
3 Resuscitation of the Newborn
4 Infant TransportSection II. Basic Management
5 Gestational Age and Birthweight Classification
6 Newborn Physical Examination
7 Temperature Regulation
8 Respiratory Management
9 Fluid and Electrolytes
10 Nutritional Management
Section III. Advanced Management
11 Imaging Studies
12 Management of the Extremely Low Birthweight Infant During the First Week of Life
13 Management of the Late Preterm Infant
14 Pain in the Neonate
15 Newborn Screening
16 Studies for Neurologic Evaluation
17 Blood Component Therapy
18 Extracorporeal Life Support in the Neonate
19 Follow-Up of High-Risk Infants
20 Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies in Neonatology
21 Neonatal Bioethics
Section IV. Procedures: Principles of Neonatal Procedures
22 Arterial Access: Arterial Puncture (Radial Artery Puncture)
23 Arterial Access: Percutaneous Arterial Catheterization (Radial Arterial Line)
24 Arterial Access: Umbilical Artery Catheterization
25 Bladder Aspiration (Suprapubic Urine Collection)
26 Bladder Catheterization
27 Chest Tube Placement
28 Defibrillation and Cardioversion
29 Endotracheal Intubation and Extubation
30 Exchange Transfusion
31 Peripheral IV Extravasation and Infiltration: Initial Management
32 Gastric and Transpyloric Intubation
33 Heelstick (Capillary Blood Sampling)
34 Laryngeal Mask Airway
35 Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
36 Ostomy Care
37 Paracentesis (Abdominal)
38 Pericardiocentesis
39 Therapeutic Hypothermia
40 Transillumination
41 Venous Access: Intraosseous Infusion
42 Venous Access: Percutaneous Central Venous Catheterization
43 Venous Access: Peripheral Intravenous Catheterization
44 Venous Access: Umbilical Vein Catheterization
45 Venous Access: Venipuncture (Phlebotomy)
Section V. On-Call Problems
46 Abnormal Blood Gas
47 Apnea and Bradycardia ('A's and B's')
48 Arrhythmia
49 Bloody Stool
50 Counseling Parents Before High-Risk Delivery
51 Cyanosis
52 Death of an Infant
53 Eye Discharge and Conjunctivitis
54 Gastric Aspirate (Residuals)
55 Gastrointestinal Bleeding from the Upper Tract
56 Hematuria
57 Hyperbilirubinemia, Conjugated
58 Hyperbilirubinemia, Unconjugated
59 Hyperglycemia
60 Hyperkalemia
61 Hypertension
62 Hypoglycemia
63 Hypokalemia
64 Hyponatremia
65 Hypotension and Shock
66 Is the Infant Ready for Discharge?
67 No Stool in 48 Hours
68 No Urine Output in 24 Hours
69 Pneumoperitoneum
70 Pneumothorax
71 Polycythemia
72 Poor Perfusion
73 Postdelivery Antibiotics
74 Pulmonary Hemorrhage
75 Rash and Dermatologic Problems
76 Sedation and Analgesia
77 Seizure Activity
78 Traumatic Delivery
79 Vasospasms and Thromboembolism
Section VI. Diseases and Disorders
80 ABO Incompatibility
81 Air Leak Syndromes
82 Anemia
83 Apnea
84 Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia/Chronic Lung Disease
85 Calcium Disorders (Hypocalcemia, Hypercalcemia)
86 Chlamydial Infection
87 Coagulation Disorders
88 Common Multiple Congenital Anomaly Syndromes
89 Congenital Heart Disease
90 Cytomegalovirus
91 Disorders of Sex Development
92 Enteroviruses and Parechoviruses
93 Eye Disorders of the Newborn
94 Gonorrhea
95 Hepatitis
96 Herpes Simplex Viruses
97 Human Immunodeficiency Virus
98 Hydrocephalus and Ventriculomegaly
99 Hyperbilirubinemia, Direct (Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia)
100 Hyperbilirubinemia, Indirect (Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia)
101 Inborn Errors of Metabolism with Acute Neonatal Onset
102 Infant of a Diabetic Mother
103 Infant of Substance-Abusing Mother
104 Intracranial Hemorrhage
105 Intrauterine Growth Restriction (Small for Gestational Age)
106 Lyme Disease
107 Magnesium Disorders (Hypomagnesemia, Hypermagnesemia)
108 Meconium Aspiration
109 Meningitis
110 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections
111 Multiple Gestation
112 Myasthenia Gravis (Transient Neonatal)
113 Necrotizing Enterocolitis
114 Neural Tube Defects
115 Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Problems
116 Osteopenia of Prematurity
117 Parvovirus B19 Infection
118 Patent Ductus Arteriosus
119 Perinatal Asphyxia
120 Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
121 Pertussis
122 Polycythemia and Hyperviscosity
123 Renal Failure, Acute (Acute Kidney Injury)
124 Respiratory Distress Syndrome
125 Respiratory Syncytial Virus
126 Retinopathy of Prematurity
127 Rh Incompatibility
128 Rubella
129 Seizures
130 Sepsis
131 Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation
132 Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Masses
133 Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Wall Defects
134 Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Alimentary Tract Obstruction
135 Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Diseases of the Airway, Tracheobronchial Tree, and Lungs
136 Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Retroperitoneal Tumors
137 Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Urologic Disorders
138 Syphilis
139 Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Dysfunction
140 Thyroid Disorders
141 TORCH Infections
142 Toxoplasmosis
143 Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
144 Tuberculosis
145 Ureaplasma Infection
146 Urinary Tract Infection
147 Varicella-Zoster Infections
Section VII. Neonatal Pharmacology
148 Medications Used in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
149 Effects of Drugs and Substances on Lactation and Infants
A Abbreviations Used in Neonatology
B Apgar Scoring
C Blood Pressure Determinations
D Chartwork
E Immunization Tables
F Isolation Guidelines
G Temperature Conversion Table
H Weight Conversion Table


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