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Neonatal care 

Neonatal care
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Neonatal care
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10.1093/med/9780199641482.003.0016
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date: 24 June 2021

Neonatal assessment at birth - Fetal circulation - Neonatal cardiovascular physiology - Neonatal respiratory physiology - Continuous monitoring - Rapid cardiopulmonary assessment of the neonate - Recording and reporting of observation and assessment data - Common respiratory disorders - Transient tachypnoea of the newborn - Meconium aspiration syndrome - Pneumonia - Pulmonary air leak - Emergency needle thoracocentesis - Chest drain - Pulmonary hypertension of the newborn - Apnoea and bradycardia - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia - Humidified high-flow O2 therapy (Vapotherm™) - Using a T-piece resuscitator (NeoPuff™) - Continuous positive airway pressure - Key management features of continuous positive airway pressure - Synchronized inspiratory positive airway pressure - Mechanical ventilation - Assisting with endotracheal intubation - Respiratory monitoring during mechanical ventilation - Suctioning the endotracheal tube - Transcutaneous blood gas monitoring - Neonatal blood gases - Umbilical artery catheterization - Umbilical vein catheterization - Temperature control in the neonate - Neonatal hypoglycaemia - Neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia - Necrotizing enterocolitis - Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding the preterm infant - Expressed breast milk - Cup feeding - Bottle feeding - Parenteral nutrition - Developmental care - Kangaroo care - Positioning of sick and preterm infants - Neonatal heel puncture/lance - Neonatal pain - Neonatal haematology - Hypocalcaemia - Neonatal infection

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