Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, 6th Edition

Evidence-Based Approach to Newborn Respiratory Care
Authors :
Jay P. Goldsmith & Edward Karotkin & Gautham Suresh & Martin Keszler
UPCOMING EDITION - ISBN : 9780323761772

Extensively updated and featuring a new editorial team, the 6th Edition of Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward Karotkin, Gautham Suresh, and Martin Keszler, continues to be a must-have reference for the entire NIC......view more

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Extensively updated and featuring a new editorial team, the 6th Edition of Assisted Ventilation of the Neonate, by Drs. Jay P. Goldsmith, Edward Karotkin, Gautham Suresh, and Martin Keszler, continues to be a must-have reference for the entire NICU. Still the only fully comprehensive guide in this fast-changing area, it provides expert guidance on contemporary management of neonatal respiratory diseases, with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacologic and technologic advances to improve outcomes and quality of life in newborns. A new full-color design and chapter layout combine for quick and easy reference.


New to this edition
  • Reflects the rapid evolution of approaches to respiratory care, including the shift to non-invasive support, as well as changes in oxygenation targets, high-flow nasal therapy, volume ventilation, and sophisticated microprocessor-controlled ventilators.
  • Completely new information on many previously covered topics, including ethical and legal issues related to neonatal mechanical ventilation.
  • Features 11 entirely new chapters, including Radiography, Lung Ultrasound and Other Imaging Modalities; Non-invasive Monitoring of Gas Exchange; Airway Evaluation: Bronchoscopy, Laryngoscopy, Tracheal Aspirates; Special Ventilation Techniques; Cardiovascular Therapy and PPHN; and Quality Improvement in Respiratory Care .
  • Includes new opening summaries that highlight key information in each chapter.

Key Features
  • Covers everything you need to know about respiratory management in neonates: general principles and concepts; assessment, diagnosis and monitoring methods; therapeutic respiratory interventions; adjunctive interventions; and special situations and outcomes.
  • Covers basic concepts of pulmonary pathophysiology and gives practical guidance on providing neonatal respiratory support with a variety of techniques, so you can learn both basic and advanced methods in one volume.
  • Offers more than 30 appendices that help you quickly find normal values, assessment charts, ICU flow charts, procedure steps and other useful, printable forms.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Author Information
By Jay P. Goldsmith, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Edward Karotkin, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia; Gautham Suresh, MD, Section Head and Service Chief of Neonatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and Martin Keszler, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University; Director of Respiratory Services, Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital Providence, Rhode Island