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The newborn lung / [edited by] Eduardo Bancalari ; consulting editor, Richard A. Polin.

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Subject: Pediatric respiratory diseases.
Newborn infants > Diseases.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Lung Diseases.
Infant, Newborn.
Lung > growth & development.
Respiration Disorders.
Genre: Electronic book.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781437710861
  • ISBN: 1437710867
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xix, 487 pages) : illustrations.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Molecular basis for normal and abnormal lung development / Martin Post, Martin Rutter -- Hereditary disorders of alveolar homeostasis in the newborn / Jeffrey Whitsett, Timothy Weaver -- Growth and development of the lung circulation mechanisms and clinical implications / Steve Abman, Christopher Baker, Vivek Balasubramania -- Surfactant : the basis for clinical treatment strategies / Alan Jobe -- Susceptibility of the immature lung to oxidative and mechanical injury / Jaques Belik -- Inflammation/infection : effects on the fetal/newborn lung / Alan Jobe, Suhas Kallapur, Timothy J.M. Moss -- Lung fluid balance during development and in neonatal lung disease / Richard Bland, David P. Carlton, Lucky Jain -- Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of acute and chronic neonatal lung disease / Christian Speer -- The pathogenesis epidemiology and prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia / Ilene Sosenko, Eduardo Bancalari -- What is the evidence for drug therapy in the prevention and management of BPD / Henry Halliday, Conner O'Neill.
Definitions and predictors of bronchopulmonary dysplasia / Michele Walsh -- New developments in the pathogenesis and management of neonatal pulmonary hypertension / Judy Aschner, Candice Fike -- Impact of perinatal lung injury in later life / Lex W. Doyle, Peter J. Anderson -- The oxygen versus room air controversy for neonatal resuscitation / Peter Fowlie, Hannah Shore -- Optimal levels of oxygenation in preterm infants: impact on short and long-term outcomes / Win Tin, Samir Gupta -- Non invasive respiratory support : an alternative to mechanical ventilation in preterm infants / Peter Davis, Colin Morley -- High frequency ventilation in neonatal respiratory failure / Waldemar Carlo, Ulrich Thome -- New modalities of mechanical ventilation in the newborn / Eduardo Bancalari, Nelson Claure -- Role of pulmonary function testing in the management of neonates on mechanical ventilation / Tilo Gerhardt, Nelson Claure -- Neonatal respiratory control and apnea of prematurity / Richard J. Martin, Oded Mesner, Juliann M. Di Fiore -- Strategies for prevention of apneic episodes in preterm infants : are respiratory stimulants worth the risk? / Barbara Schmidt, Dirk Bassler.
Summary: This exciting new reference brings you information about the most controversial pulmonary 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. Addresses controversial topics head on, so you can decide how to handle these difficult practice issues. Serves as the bridge between the latest cutting-edge research and its application to clinical practice. Assembles a world-class group of neonatologists, representing the true leaders of the specialty, to ensure the most authoritative content available.
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