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Neonatal Emergencies

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ISBN: 9789386478368
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This book will serve as a text and trusted resource to postgraduate students, residents, nurses and consultants in pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology working in intensive care neonatal units.
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    The book beautifully blends the art and essence of clinical approach to neonatal emergencies. It is a multi-author state-of-the-art book which is likely to serve as the most trusted resource to nurses, residents and consultants in pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology working in the special and intensive care neonatal units. Meharban Singh MD, is the former Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has been working in the field of perinatal medicine for the past 50 years and is one of the most eminent pediatricians in the country. He established the first WHO Collaborating Center for Training and Research in Newborn Care in South-East Asia region. He has published 15 titles including books on parenting and spirituality. He is an outstanding medical writer and teacher par excellence. His books are characterized by clarity of expression, thoroughness of contents and ease of readability. He has served as a short-term WHO consultant and MCH advisor to several developing countries, and Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Kabul, Afghanistan, during 1979-83. He has delivered over 40 prestigious endowment lectures and orations and has been invited by the American Academy of Pediatrics as an International Visiting Professor of Pediatrics for a lecture tour of USA and Canada. He has been conferred the fellowships of a large number of academic bodies and has been honored by the Life Time Achivement Award by National Neonatology Forum of India. He has served as the Secretary General and President of National Neonatology Forum of India and President of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.

    Key features

    1. •Harmonious blend of physiological basis of neonatal emergencies with current state-of-the-art information pertaining to their assessment, diagnosis and rational management through a simplified algorithmic approach.
    2. •Covers all aspects of neonatal emergencies including organization of a neonatal intensive care unit, role of specially trained nurses, transport of sick neonates, emergency procedures, therapeutic interventions, ethical issues, and follow-up of NICU graduates.
    3. •The commonly encountered life-threatening symptoms and signs like hypoxia, cyanosis, crying, dehydration and electrolyte disorders, hypothermia, hyperthermia, anemia/polycythemia, respiratory distress, jaundice, bleeding, shock, etc. have been discussed with the help of algorithms.
    4. •Supportive and specific management of critically sick neonates with life-threatening disorders involving every body system and organ have been discussed in detail.
    5. A large number of tables, diagrams, photographs, flowcharts and practical tips has been provided to make it more reader-friendly and comprehensive.
    6. The distinctive feature and hallmark of the book is the brevity, clarity and problem-oriented approach.
Additional Information
    Publisher CBS Publishers & Distributors
    Size 11 X 8.5"
    Year 2017
    Edition 1/e
    Pages 412
    Author Meharban Singh
    Subject Nursing
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