Neonatology: Management, Procedures, On-Call Problems, Diseases, and Drugs, Sixth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 19, 2009 - Medical - 912 pages
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The best quick-reference guide to treating common and rare problems in newborns--completely updated to reflect the latest research and advances

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!


"This is the sixth edition...of this now tested quick reference guide which has become the preferred pocket reference for students and residents working in newborn medicine....The section of on-call problems, unique to this type of manual, reviews over 30 problems that might confront on-call physicians at night or on weekends....This is the best of the softcover, quick reference guides in neonatology....It is updated frequently and each edition becomes more comprehensive without becoming unwieldy....This one is the best of the general handbooks especially as an on-call reference."--Doody's Review Service

For more than two decades, Neonatology has been the field's go-to guide for practical, up-to-date, and readily-accessible information on basic and advanced management techniques for the neonate. Featuring a logical outline approach that highlights essential information, this quick reference covers everything you need to know about on-call neonatal problems, procedures, diseases and disorders, and pharmacology.


  • The On-Call Problems section presents more than 30 common and serious patient management issues and provides guidelines for rapid diagnosis and treatment -- covering everything from Abnormal Blood Gas to Vasospasms
  • Extensively revised Pharmacology section features one of the most comprehensive lists of medications available in any manual
  • New chapters include coverage of Newborn Screening, Blood Component Therapy, Management of the Late Preterm, and Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies
  • Additions to the Appendix include an updated blood pressure table, new growth charts, and isolation guideline table

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Section I Basic Management
Section II Procedures
Section III OnCall Problems

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About the author (2009)


Tricia Lacy Gomella, MD
Part-Time Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Associate Editors

M. Douglas Cunningham, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Consulting Neonatologist
University of California Medical Center
Orange, CA

Fabien G. Eyal, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief and Louise Lenoir Locke Professor of Neonatology
Medical Director, Intensive Care Nurseries
University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital
Mobile, AL

Consulting Editor

Deborah Tuttle, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Attending Neonatologist
Christiana Care Health Services
Wilmington, DE

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