Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care

  • Steven M. Donn
  • Sunil K. Sinha

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Lung Development and Maldevelopment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vinod K. Bhutani
      Pages 3-15
    3. Mohammad A. Attar, Subrata Sarkar
      Pages 17-23
  3. Principles of Mechanical Ventilation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Emidio M. Sivieri, Vinod K. Bhutani
      Pages 27-37
    3. Vinod K. Bhutani
      Pages 39-47
    4. Win Tin
      Pages 49-53
    5. Ola Didrik Saugstad
      Pages 55-60
    6. Emidio M. Sivieri, Vinod K. Bhutani
      Pages 61-72
    7. Waldemar A. Carlo, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Robert L. Chatburn
      Pages 73-85
    8. Waldemar A. Carlo, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Robert L. Chatburn
      Pages 87-91
    9. Waldemar A. Carlo, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Robert L. Chatburn
      Pages 93-98
  4. Procedures and Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Avroy A. Fanaroff, Jonathan M. Fanaroff
      Pages 109-119
    3. Janet M. Rennie
      Pages 121-127
    4. Karen Wiseman, Steven M. Donn
      Pages 129-135
    5. Steven M. Donn
      Pages 137-141
    6. Steven M. Donn
      Pages 143-145

About this book


This popular book covers the “how-to” of the respiratory care of newborns in outline format.  It includes case studies for self-review and is illustrated with high quality radiographic images, figures, tables, and algorithms.  Written and edited by international experts, the Third Edition is a thorough update and remains a convenient source of practical information on respiratory physiology, exam techniques, tips for performing procedures, radiography, ventilation, pain management, transport, and discharge planning.

·Up-to-date clinical information from world experts

·Case studies

·Easy-to-consult outline format

·Condensed information about all of the major mechanical ventilators (e.g., modes, displays, and alarms)

“The extent of coverage, easy readability, superb organization [and] …practical pearls make [this book] worthwhile…simply a great bargain.”  --Journal of Perinatology (review of a previous edition)


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Editors and affiliations

  • Steven M. Donn
    • 1
  • Sunil K. Sinha
    • 2
  1. 1.C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal MedicineProfessor of PediatricsAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.University of Durham, Consultant in Ped and Neonatal MedicineProfessor of PediatricsMiddlesbroughUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-2154-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-2155-9
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