Neonatal Emergencies

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 6, 2009 - Medical - 256 pages
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A complete clinical reference on the management of neonates in emergency and acute care settings!

Neonatal Emergencies details the diagnostic procedures and clinical management strategies for the full spectrum of acute illness and emergencies seen in the neonatal period. The book is logically organized by anatomic region and enhanced by 100 full-color illustrations.

Features:

  • An intense clincal focus--explores all the issues pertinent to formulating a successful strategy for effective clinical management in these challenging patients
  • Specifically designed to meet the daily clinical needs of the emergency physician--features a convenient anatomically-based organization and content included for its hands-on value
  • 100 full-color illustrations
  • Expert authorship--written by twenty emergency physicians who manage these disorders on a daily basis

Authoritative, system-based coverage of the neonatal problems most often encountered in the emergency department, including:

Head, Eye, Ear, and Neck
Neurologic
Respiratory
Cardiac
Abdominal
Genitourinary
Orthopedic
Dermatologic
Infectious
Hematologic

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 HEENT Emergencies of the Infant
1
Chapter 2 Neurologic Emergencies
25
Chapter 3 Respiratory Emergencies
57
Chapter 4 Cardiac Emergencies
73
Chapter 5 Gastrointestinal Emergencies
101
Chapter 6 Neonatal Genitourinary Emergencies
129
Chapter 7 Orthopedic Emergencies in the Neonate
145
Chapter 8 Dermatologic Disorders in the First 30 Days of Life
157
Chapter 9 Neonatal Infections
179
Chapter 10 Hematologic Emergencies in the Neonate
193
Chapter 11 Selected Topics in Neonatal Pharmacology
217
Index
235
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Richard M. Cantor, MD FAAP, FACEP is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Department, State University of New York--Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

P. David Sadowitz, MD is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Department, State University of New York--Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

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