Recent Advances in Pediatrics (Special Volume 25): Perspectives in Neonatology

by Suraj Gupte

Recent Advances in Pediatrics (Special Volume 25): Perspectives in Neonatology, a step in that direction, presents 26 peer-reviewed state-of-the-art chapters, contributed by as many as 36 experts drawn from India and abroad, on contemporary neonatology with special reference to its applicability in India and other resource-limited countries. The treatise gets off the ground with a spotlight on “Neonatal Nutrition”. Kickstarting with an overview, it provides in-depth updates on such important issues as immunonutrients and nutrition of the high-risk neonates. Vitamin D in the perinatal period focuses on the changing concepts in the area. Deliberating on the slow progress in human milk banking, the chapter on Human Milk Banking pleads for resurgence of the movement in order to facilitate availability of human milk to the infants in whose case biological mother’s milk is not forthcoming. The text deals with a multitude of topical issues ranging from neonatal resuscitation, early preterm neonate, neonatal transport, neonatal asphyxia, neonatal neuroprotection, neural tube defects, and newborn screening. Such important topics as respiratory distress, pulmonary persistent hypertension, hyperbilirubinemia, hypotension and shock, sepsis, acute kidney injury, perinatal stroke and necrotizing enterocolitis are discussed in depth. It is a very useful update presents salient clinical and pharmacological features of antibacterial drugs currently in vogue in neonatology practice. The much-needed information on the fifth generation cephalosporins should stand handy for the neonatologists.

Book Series: Recent Advances


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupte Suraj Narayana Medical College/Narayana General and Superspeciality Hospitals, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789351521570
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12113
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2014
Pages 390
Book Type Professional


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