Advances in Respiratory Care of the Newborn, An Issue of Clinics in Perinatology
Author By Judy L. Aschner, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN and Richard A. Polin, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Director, Division of Neonatology, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York - Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
Format Hardcover ISBN 9781455749201 Copyright Year 2012 Length 240 Pages
Top authors were selected to write clinical review articles devoted to Advances in Respiratory Care of the Newborn. Articles are devoted to: Effects of chorioamnionitis on lung function and growth; Delivery room respiratory management of the term and preterm infant; CPAP or INSURE for initial respiratory support; Which CPAP is best?; Non-invasive respiratory support; Volume limited and volume targeted ventilation; Weaning from mechanical ventilation; Predictors of bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Brain Injury in Chronically Ventilated Preterm Neonates: Collateral Damage Related to Ventilation Strategy; The Pulmonary Circulation in Respiratory Failure; Novel methods for assessment of right heart structure and function in pulmonary hypertension; Control of oxygenation; Non-invasive monitoring by photoplethysmography; Cell-based strategies to reconstitute lung function in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Permissive Hypercapnea; Prevention of BPD with Nitric Oxide; and Aero-digestive pulmonary disorders in the neonate.