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.
New to this edition
Stay current in practice with coverage on current treatment options for neonatal meningitis, the potential impact of stress and pain on the developing brain, and much more.
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By Jeffrey Perlman, MD, Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
Table of Contents:
CHAPTER 1 Introduction 1
CHAPTER 2 Cerebral Circulation and Hypotension in the Premature Infant: Diagnosis and Treatment
CHAPTER 3 Intraventricular Hemorrhage and White Matter Injury in the Preterm Infant
CHAPTER 4 Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Management Strategies
CHAPTER 5 The Use of Hypothermia to Provide Neuroprotection for Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury
CHAPTER 6 General Supportive Management of the Term Infant with Neonatal Encephalopathy Following Intrapartum Hypoxia-Ischemia
CHAPTER 7 Perinatal Stroke
CHAPTER 8 Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Seizures
CHAPTER 9 Glucose and Perinatal Brain Injury: Questions and Controversies
CHAPTER 10 Hyperbilirubinemia and the Risk for Brain Injury
CHAPTER 11 Neonatal Meningitis: Current Treatment Options
CHAPTER 12 Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus and Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infections
CHAPTER 13 Pain and Stress: Potential Impact on the Developing Brain
CHAPTER 14 Neonatal Hypotonia and Neuromuscular Disorders
CHAPTER 15 Amplitude-Integrated EEG and Its Potential Role in Augmenting Management Within the NICU
CHAPTER 16 Magnetic Resonance Imaging’s Role in the Care of the Infant at Risk for Brain Injury
CHAPTER 17 Long-Term Follow-Up of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants