Infectious disease and pharmacology : neonatology questions and controversies / [edited by] William E. Benitz, P. Brian Smith ; consulting editor, Richard A. Polin

Contributor(s): Benitz, William E [editor.] | Smith, P. Brian [editor.] | Polin, Richard A [editor.]
Series: Neonatology questions and controversies: Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 292 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323568579; 0323568572; 9780323568562; 0323568564Other title: Neonatology questions and controversiesSubject(s): Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Examinations, questions, etc | Neonatology -- Examinations, questions, etc | Anti-infective agents -- Side effects | Anti-infective agents -- Side effects | Neonatology | Newborn infants -- Diseases | Communicable Diseases | Drug Therapy | Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage | Infant, Newborn, Diseases | Infant, Newborn | Neonatology -- methodsGenre/Form: Examinations. | Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Infectious disease and pharmacology.DDC classification: 618.92/01076 LOC classification: RJ254Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Part 1: Infectious disease. Management of the asymptomatic newborn at risk for sepsis -- Empirical therapy for neonatal sepsis -- When and how to treat neonatal CMV infections -- Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection -- Antibiotic stewardship -- Candida prophylaxis -- Diagnosis, risk factors, outcomes, and evaluation of invasive candida infections -- When to perform lumbar puncture in infants at risk for meningitis in the neonatal intensive care unit -- Biomarkers in diagnosis of neonatal sepsis -- Congenital Zika syndrome -- Part 2: Pharmacology. Pharmacokinetic considerations in neonates -- Neonatal pharmacogenetics -- Antibiotic considerations for necrotizing enterocolitis -- Antibiotic dosing considerations for term and preterm infants -- Antifungal dosing considerations for term and preterm infants -- Antiviral dosing considerations for term and preterm infants -- Antiepileptic drug therapy in neonates -- Neuroprotective therapies in neonates -- Pharmacologic therapy for neonatal abstinence syndrome -- Therapies for gastroesophageal reflux in neonates
Summary: "Dr. Richard Polin's Neonatology Questions and Controversies series highlights the most challenging aspects of neonatal care, offering trustworthy guidance on up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in the field. In each volume, renowned experts address the clinical problems of greatest concern to today's practitioners, helping you handle difficult practice issues and provide optimal, evidence-based care to every patient"--Publisher's description
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Part 1: Infectious disease. Management of the asymptomatic newborn at risk for sepsis -- Empirical therapy for neonatal sepsis -- When and how to treat neonatal CMV infections -- Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection -- Antibiotic stewardship -- Candida prophylaxis -- Diagnosis, risk factors, outcomes, and evaluation of invasive candida infections -- When to perform lumbar puncture in infants at risk for meningitis in the neonatal intensive care unit -- Biomarkers in diagnosis of neonatal sepsis -- Congenital Zika syndrome -- Part 2: Pharmacology. Pharmacokinetic considerations in neonates -- Neonatal pharmacogenetics -- Antibiotic considerations for necrotizing enterocolitis -- Antibiotic dosing considerations for term and preterm infants -- Antifungal dosing considerations for term and preterm infants -- Antiviral dosing considerations for term and preterm infants -- Antiepileptic drug therapy in neonates -- Neuroprotective therapies in neonates -- Pharmacologic therapy for neonatal abstinence syndrome -- Therapies for gastroesophageal reflux in neonates

"Dr. Richard Polin's Neonatology Questions and Controversies series highlights the most challenging aspects of neonatal care, offering trustworthy guidance on up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in the field. In each volume, renowned experts address the clinical problems of greatest concern to today's practitioners, helping you handle difficult practice issues and provide optimal, evidence-based care to every patient"--Publisher's description

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