Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care

by Steven M. Donn MD


The Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care offers a clear, clinical approach to all aspects of neonatal pulmonology! Access step-by-step guidance to normal lung development and physiology, cardiopulmonary assessment, neonatal respiratory failure, mechanical and conventional ventilation, commercial neonatal ventilators, high frequency ventilation, respiratory disease management, complications, pain, weaning, nursing care, procedures, pharmacologic agents, transport, alternative therapies, outcomes, and ethics. High quality radiographic images, figures, tables, algorithms, and case studies are also incorporated. Written and edited by international experts, this unique book is a must-have for any resident, fellow, respiratory therapist, nurse practitioner, or pediatrician working in the NICU.
  • Practical approach to all aspects of neonatal respiratory care - Emphasis on "how-to" rather than theory provides readers with a fast, user-friendly guide to respiratory care including exam techniques, radiography, ventilation techniques, control of pain, intubation/extubation, transport, and discharge
  • Outline format - Readers can quickly skim chapters and find needed information without wading through dense text explanations
  • Small trim size - Convenient, on-the-go size fits easily in lab coat pocket for use at the bed- or ventilator-side
  • Section on ventilator equipment - Condenses important information from unwieldy ventilator manuals, including voltage needed, modes, displays, and alarms for each machine
  • Case studies - Real life clinical situations are presented, including differential diagnosis and radiograph examples. Helps readers to apply knowledge when presented with similar situations in their own NICU
  • Global contributor base - International editor and contributor team adds global perspective of neonatal respiratory medicine and expands potential market size

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