Manual of Newborn Critical Care Medicine

by Dipak K Guha, Rashmi Guha, RD Srivastava

This book Manual of Newborn Critical Care Medicine summarised enormous amount of information and relevant science. This is not a mini-textbook or outline of neonatology. It is a manual to assist neonatal residents, fellows and junior level consultants in initiating critical care management of sick newborn with conditions that require immediate attention, to provide them with reminders to help them in their daily work, and to give the detailed instructions for performing procedures. This manual has been written to fill the void in the field of practical critical care newborn medicine in developing countries so that all information you need to manage common neonatal problems are available in this manual. This book is easy to read, quickly to refer and gives step-wise approach to tackle the unwell babies. This short and precise book covers wide ranging subjects from normal care to common diseases, how to approach them, investigate and manage them in a check-list fashion. This manual is very strong in providing the useful information in bullets and tables so that the common conditions are given due importance. In this manual described current and practical approaches for evaluation and management of conditions encountered in newborn with greater emphasis on the problems in developing countries, e.g. respiratory infections, nutrition, jaundice, metabolic, neurological and neonatal nursing. Efforts have been made to provide more practical guidelines in the areas of care of newborn. This book has devoted considerable attention to this aspect and the young neonatal physicians would find this chapter very useful to develop correct skills. The chapter of drugs therapy is another important chapter which provides useful hints regarding drug dosage, modification under various conditions and how to calculate and administer safely. This would be a very handy book for all the doctors and nurses who deal with acutely sick newborn babies for quick reference.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Guha Dipak K
Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi, India
2. Guha Rashmi
Tirath Ram Shah Hospital, New Delhi, India
3. Srivastava RD Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, Delhi
ISBN 9788180616723
Speciality Critical Care, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10475
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2006
Pages 400
Book Type Reference


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