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Respiratory Diseases of the Newborn Infant

Respiratory Diseases of the Newborn Infant

Product Code: ERM92-MEM-26041
  • This book will be published in 2021 and will be available to pre-order in spring 2021.

    Edited by Ian Sinha, Jayesh Bhatt, Alex Cleator and Helen Wallace

    Contents list (subject to change)

    Structure and function of the newborn respiratory system
    1. In utero and postnatal development of the human lung and its defence mechanisms
    2. Respiratory physiology of the newborn

    Neonatal lung disease in preterm infants
    3. Respiratory support in the delivery suite and neonatal unit
    4. Pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    5. Long term sequelae of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    6. Management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: strategies to prevent short and long term complications
    7. Pulmonary hypertension in preterm infants
    8. When and how to close a patent ducts arteriosus in a preterm infant?
    9. Primary ciliary dyskinesia in the neonatal period

    Developmental, structural and functional diseases of the respiratory system
    10. Tracheal disorders of the newborn
    11. Congenital parenchymal structural lung lesions: cysts, emphysema and sequestration
    12. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    13. Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia
    14. Interstitial lung diseases presenting in the neonatal period
    15. Neuromuscular diseases and respiratory failure
    16. Congenital infections affecting the respiratory system
    17. Managing cystic fibrosis in the neonatal period
    18. Sleep physiology and disorders in newborn infants
    19. Histopathology of newborn lung disease
    20. Chest radiology in infants
    21. Meconium aspiration

    Other considerations around the respiratory system in newborns
    22. Socioeconomic determinants of early years respiratory health, and the impact on later life
    23. Newborn lung disease in low- and middle-income countries
    24. The ethics of neonatal resuscitation
    25. Prophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus in high risk infants

    ISBN 978-1-84984-136-8

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