PEDIATRICS

Conversion Charts

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Table E-1 Conversion of Pounds and Ounces to Grams Ounces Pounds 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 0 — 28…

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The Physical Environment

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An understanding of the thermal requirements of the high-risk infant was slow to develop. Pierre Budin, historically the first neonatologist, had perhaps the earliest insight into the clinical importance of…

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Ethical Issues in the Perinatal Period

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Despite great advances in perinatal medicine, not all newborns born alive can stay alive or survive without experiencing severe—perhaps even devastating—physical and mental problems. This is particularly true for extremely…

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Infections in the Neonate

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Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Presentation The fetus and the newborn are extremely susceptible to infections. This susceptibility stems from maternal risk factors, obstetrical complications, the postnatal environment, and the immature host…

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Drug Dosing Table

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Jacquelyn McClary Adapted from Thomson Reuters Clinical Editorial Staff: NeoFax , Ann Arbor, Mich, 2011, Thomson Reuters; and Taketomo CK, Hodding JH, Kraus DM: Pediatric dosage handbook, ed 17, Hudson, Ohio,…

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Assisted Ventilation

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But that life may, in a manner of speaking, be restored to the animal, an opening must be attempted in the trunk of the trachea, into which a tube or…

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Glucose, Calcium, and Magnesium

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The newborn emerges from a uterine environment in which glucose, calcium, and magnesium have been continuously provided and fetal plasma levels are closely regulated, in part by maternal metabolic homeostasis…

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