This exciting new reference brings you information about the most controversial neurological 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.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB Chb 2. Cerebral Circulation and Hypotension in the Premature Infant - Diagnosis and Treatment Claire W. McLean MD Rowena Cayabyab MD Shahab Noori, MD Istvan Seri, MD, PhD 3. Intraventricular Hemorrhage and White Matter Injury in the Preterm Infant Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB ChB 4. Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Management Strategies Andrew Whitelaw, MD, FRCPCH 5. Brain Cooling for the Neonatal Encephalopathy: Should it Be Used for Whom and By Whom Abbot R. Laptook, MD 6. General Supportive Management of the Term Infant with Neonatal Encephalopathy Following Intrapartum Hypoxia-Ischemia Jeffrey M. Perlman, MB ChB 7. Stroke in the Fetus and Neonate Koray Ozduman, MD Laura Ment, MD Gabrielle deVeber, MD 8. Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Seizures Mark S. Scher, MD 9. Glucose and Perinatal Brain Injury Jerome Y. Yager, MD Kenneth J. Poskitt , MD 10. Neonatal Hypotonia Keung-kit Chan, MBBS, MRCPCH Basil T. Darras MD 11. Hyperbilirubinemia and the Risk for Brain Injury Steven M. Shapiro, MD 12. Neonatal Meningitis: Current Treatment Options Pablo Sanchez, MD David Kaufman, M.D Santina Zanelli, M.D. 13. Brain MRI in the High Risk Infant Petra S. Huppi, MD Caroline Menanche Starobinski 14. Long Term Follow Up of Very Low Birth weight Infants Betty Vohr, MD