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Respiratory Control and Disorders in the Newborn

1st Edition

Edited by Oomen P. Mathew

CRC Press

600 pages

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Description

This text analyses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and control of respiratory disorders in the newborn infant. It explores the mechanisms, patterns and factors influencing respiratory activity and dysfunction, as well as the aetiology, management and evaluation of conditions such as respiratory distress syndrome, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, airway disorders, and congenital hypoventilation syndromes.

Table of Contents

Respiratory control in the newly born infant - comparative physiology and clinical disorders; gasping and autoresuscitation; ontogeny of upper and lower airway innervation; chemical control of breathing from the foetus through the newborn period; upper airway muscle control during development; developmental trend of sleep characteristics in premature and full-term newborns; metabolic and ventilatory interaction in the newborn; respiratory control disorders - an overview; cardiorespiratory monitoring in the NICU; periodic breathing.

About the Editor

Oommen P. Mathew

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine