Management of the High Risk Infant: Beyond Survival

by Sudha Chaudhari

The book on Management of the High-Risk Infant: Beyond Survival is a practical handbook for neonatologists, pediatricians and therapists involved in the care of newborn. This book is a practical and detailed guide on how to do a close follow-up of the high-risk infant, right from the time of discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). This book consists of 13 chapters that focus on strategies to change neonatal intensive care practices harmful to the developing brain, discharge planning and counseling, organization of the high-risk clinic, hearing assessment in infants, visual impairment, growth and development, cerebral palsy, parenting a child with disability, and Pune neurodevelopmental screening test. This book also includes a chapter on occupational therapy which has explicit instructions with many figures, showing the specific exercises. This book is not a didactic, theoretical book on the subject, but a chronicle of author’s 40 years’ experience in this field. This book is a practical guide with many photographs for those who want to start a follow-up program.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Chaudhari Sudha TDH Rehabilitation and Morris Child Development Center, KEM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
KEM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Terre Des Hommes Rehabilitation and Morris Child Development Centre, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789390020720
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18660
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2021
Pages 206
Book Type Professional


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