This exciting new reference brings you information about the most controversial hematology, immunology, and infectious disease challenges you face in your practice. The book confidently tackles these subjects and gives seasoned advice on the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies using evidence-based medicine wherever possible. It gives you the latest information you need to keep pace with the fast-paced, dynamic environment of neonatology.
1. Updated Information on Stem Cells for the Neonatologist 2. Current Issues in the Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Thrombocytopenia 3. The role of recombinant leukocyte colony-stimulating factors in the neonatal intensive care unit 4. non-hematopoietic effects of erythropoietin 5. Why, When and How Should We Provide Red Cell Transfusions and Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents to Support Red Cell Mass In Neonates 6. Diagnosis and Treatment of Immune Mediated and Non-Immune Mediated Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn 7. Controversies in Neonatal Thrombotic Disorders 8 A Practical Approach to the Neutropenic Neonate 9. What evidence supports dietary intervention to prevent infant allergy and food allergy development? 10. Maternally-mediated Neonatal Autoimmunity 11. CMV: Diagnosis, treament and considerations on vaccine mediated prevention 12. Neonatal T-Cell Immunity and it's Regulation by Innate Immunity an Dendritic Cells? 13. Breast Milk and Viral Infection 14. Probiotics for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates 15. The Ureaplasma conundrum: should we look or ignore? 16. Control of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 17. Neonatal Fungal Infections 18. Use of Biomarkers for detection of early and late onset neonatal sepsis 19. Chorioamnionitis and its effects on the fetus/neonate Irina A. Buhimschi