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Respiratory Diseases of the Newborn Infant

Respiratory Diseases of the Newborn Infant

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Product Code: ERM92-MEM-26041
  • Edited by Ian P. Sinha, Jayesh Mahendra Bhatt, Alex Cleator and Helen Wallace
    So much of our lung health throughout life is determined by what happens before birth and when we are born. Managing respiratory problems in newborn infants requires experience and teamwork, an understanding of the background to the problems, and knowledge of the evidence behind the clinical options available. In this Monograph, science, evidence and expertise are brought together in a collection of comprehensive, state-of-the-art reviews that cover: the structure and function of the newborn respiratory system; neonatal lung disease in preterm infants; developmental, structural and functional diseases of the respiratory system; and more. This book will prove a valuable resource for neonatal clinicians, scientists researching the area and adult clinicians managing lung health.

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    Contents list 


    The structure and function of the newborn respiratory system
    1. In utero and post-natal development of the human lung and its defence mechanisms
    2. Respiratory physiology

    Neonatal lung disease in preterm infants
    3. Respiratory support in the delivery suite and the NICU
    4. Pathogenesis of BPD
    5. Long-term sequelae of BPD
    6. Management of BPD: strategies to prevent short- and long-term complications following discharge from the NICU
    7. Pulmonary hypertension in preterm infants
    8. When and how to close patent ductus arteriosus in a preterm infant
    9. Primary ciliary dyskinesia 
    10. Structured approach to monitoring and weaning off home oxygen therapy in neonatal respiratory disease

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

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

    ISBN 978-1-84984-136-8

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