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Author Martines, Francesco (Associate professor)

Title Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs)
Published Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017
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Description 1 online resource (139 pages)
Series Neonatology Research Developments
Neonatology Research Developments
Contents Preface; Chapter 1; Audiological Risk Factors and Screening Strategies in NICU Infants; Abstract; Introduction; Nongenetic Prenatal Causes of Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Nongenetic Perinatal Causes of Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Nongenetic Postnatal Causes of Hearing Loss; Prelingual Severe Bilateral Deafness Consequences; Diagnosis; Transient Evoked Otoacustic Emissions (TEOAE); Automatic Auditory Brainstem Reponses (AABR); Conclusion; References; Chapter 2; Hearing Loss in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs): Follow-Up Surveillance; Abstract; Introduction; Cytomegalovirus
Bacterial MeningitisHead Injury; Ototoxic Drugs; Follow-Up Surveillance; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3; Standards for Levels of Neonatal Care; Abstract; Background; Level I: Basic Neonatal Care; Staffing; Infrastructure; 1. Delivery Room; 2. Maternity Ward; Level IIA: Special Neonatal Care; Staffing; Infrastructure; Level II B: Special Neonatal Care with Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit; Staffing; Infrastructure and Equipment; Level III: Subspecialty Neonatal Care with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); Level IV; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4
Management of Infants with Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) in NICUAbstract; Introduction; Development of the Nervous Central System; Neural Tube Defects; Defects of Primary Neurulation; Craniorachischisis; Anencephaly; Spina Bifida; Defects of Secondary Neurulation; Tethered Cord; Sacro-Coccygeal Teratoma; Etiology; Epidemiology; Screening and Prenatal Diagnosis; Alpha Fetoprotein; Ultrasound; Clinical Picture; Neurological Deficit; Orthopedic Abnormalities; Management of Children with Myelomeningocele; References; Chapter 5
The Motor Development of Preterm Infants After the Neonatal Intensive Care UnitAbstract; Introduction; Intrauterine Development; Extra Uterine Postural-Motor Development; Premature Birth: Short-Term and Long-Term Complications; The effects of Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Motor and Cognitive Development in Preterm Newborns; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6; Pharmacological Therapy of Newborn Babies Admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Abstract; Introduction; Pharmacokinetic; Newborn Antibiotic Management; Newborn Pain Management; Conclusion; References
Notes Editor's Contact InformationIndex; Blank Page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Neonatal intensive care.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 153612057X