New PDF release: Neonatology at a glance

By Tom Lissauer; Avroy A Fanaroff

ISBN-10: 1405199512

ISBN-13: 9781405199513

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Compensatory mechanisms These include: • “diving reflex” – redistribution of blood flow to vital organs (brain, heart and adrenals) • sympathetic drive – increase in catecholamines, cortisol, antidiuretic hormone (ADH, vasopressin) • utilization of lactate, pyruvate and ketones as an alternative energy source to glucose. Neuronal death Following a severe ischemic insult, some neuronal cells die rapidly (primary neuronal death due to necrosis). When the circulation is re-established, a sequence of biologic reactions may extend the zone of injury (secondary neuronal death due to apoptosis).

2. It is not possible to reliably tell clinically if the cause is CMV, toxoplasmosis, rubella or syphilis either using ultrasound prenatally or by physical examination in the neonate. 3) Intrauterine growth restriction Fig. 3 Blueberry muffin rash. Fig. 2 The symptomatic infant. 5–1/1000 live births). • 1–2% of mothers seroconvert during pregnancy. • Overall mother-to-infant transmission rate is 40%. • May be transmitted in breast milk or blood transfusions. Infected infants • 5–10% severely affected (Fig.

Specific questions to consider • Will you need help? • Is neonatal transport going to be needed? Warmth/stimulation Hypothermia may contribute to hypoglycemia, acidosis and even mortality, especially in VLBW (very low birthweight) infants. Action • Keep resuscitation area warm and draft-free. • Perform resuscitation under radiant warmer. • Dry infant, remove wet towel, then use dry towel. • For extremely preterm infants, place infant in plastic wrapping with only face exposed. • Start the clock or note the time.

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