Preterm birth is a complex cluster of problems with a set
of overlapping factors of influence. Its causes may include individual-level
behavioral and psychosocial factors, neighborhood characteristics, environmental
exposures, medical conditions, infertility treatments, biological factors, and
genetics. Many of these factors occur in combination, particularly in those who
are socioeconomically disadvantaged or who are members of racial and ethnic
minority groups. This book explains all the above mentioned factors related to
Author(s): ichard E Behrman and
Adrienne Stith Butler
This note covers the following covers: Introduction To Maternal and
Newborn Health, Rapid Initial Assesment and Managing Emergencies, Pregnancy
Care, Child Birth Care :labor, Delivery And Immediate Post Partum, Postpartum
Maternal and Newborn Care.
Author(s): Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry
Neonatal sepsis still remains
a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the newborn, particularly in
preterm, low birth weight infants. Topics covered includes: Early Detection and
Prevention of Neonatal Sepsis, Neonatal Pneumonia, Neonatal Osteomyelitis, The
Role of C-Reactive Protein in the Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis, Immunoglobulins
in the Prevention and Treatment of Neonatal Sepsis.
The guidelines and
protocols presented in this document are designed to provide a useful resource
for healthcare professionals involved in clinical case management in Rwanda.
Topics covered includes: Neonatal Care, Neonatal Infection, Neonatal
Complications, Low Birth Weight/ Prematurity.
This book investigates
pathogenetic mechanisms implicated in fetal brain injury, sleep apnea, as well
as covering the field of neonatal gastroenterology and nutrition care. It
stimulates further research by fully acquainting the reader with the current
knowledge and future perspectives in the sphere of an epidemiologic study for
low birthweight, and the introduction of an effective, evidence-based
innovational newborn program of care.
This book covers the following topics: Clinical Paroxysmal
Events, Paroxysmal Motor Events, Apnea, Causes And Treatments Of Seizures, Coma,
Generalized Hypotonia, Upper Motor Neuron System Hypotonia, Motor-sensory Unit
Hypotonia, Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, Facial Weakness, Decreased Limb
Movements, Arm Monoparesis, Focal Nervous System Lesions, Microcephaly,
Macrocephaly and Neurocutaneous Disorders.
This guide contains the basic Principles and guidelines
for conventional ventilation. Topics covered includes: Basic Principles of
Ventilation, Target Blood Gas Values, Changing the Ventilation Settings.
This book covers the following topics: Respiratory Physiology and
Mechanical Ventilation, Etiology Of Hypoxemia, Respiratory Failure and Mixed
Venous Oxygen Saturation, The Alveolar–arterial Oxygen Gradient, Physiology Of
Oxygenation and Ventilation, Negative Pressure Ventilation, Positive Pressure
Ventilation, RR and Fraction Of Inspired Oxygen Concentration, Weaning Of