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Disorders of the Neonatal Airway

Fundamentals for Practice

Lioy, Janet, Sobol, Steven E. (Eds.)

2015, XIX, 401 p. 275 illus., 189 illus. in color.

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  • Comprehensive resource for practitioners treating newborns with airway disorders 
  • One of the only comprehensive books with a multidisciplinary approach to the neonatal airway
  • Includes chapters on the following subjects: Etiology, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Management, Multidisciplinary Considerations, and Future Considerations
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Disorders of the Neonatal Airway serves as a comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource for all practitioners who care for neonates with airway disorders. With the evolution of advances in neonatology and neonatal airway care over the past three decades, the survival rate and life expectancy of premature newborns have dramatically increased to well over 50% in 24-25 week gestation infants.  Unfortunately, survival with long-term intubation has brought a corresponding increase in acquired airway disorders needing collaborative high level neonatal and otolaryngological care.  Additionally, with the advent of fetal therapy, congenital airway disorders now make up a substantial number of neonates with complex airway disorders.  Because of this fact, there has been increased focus on the multidisciplinary evaluation and management of neonatal airway disorders. 


The book is organized into three sections: the first focuses on Malformations and Deformations, the second focuses on Assessment, Evaluation, and Treatment, and the third discusses Education, Simulation, and Quality.

As one of the only comprehensive resources on the topic, Disorders of the Neonatal Airway focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to the neonatal airway.  This unique approach makes this reference a must read for practitioners from many disciplines.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Otolaryngology - neonatology - pediatrics

Related subjects » Otorhinolaryngology - Pediatrics

Table of contents 

Preface

Dedication

  

          I.  Malformations, Deformations, and Disorders

 

1.      Embryology of Congenital Airway Disorders

 

2.      Congenital Anomalies of the Neonatal Airway:  An Overview

 

3.      Craniofacial Syndromes with Airway Anomalies: An Overview

 

4.      Disorders of the Nasal Cavity

 

5.      Disorders of the Midface

 

6.      Micro and Retrognathia

 

7.      Laryngomalacia

 

8.      Congenital and Acquired Laryngotracheal Stenosis

 

9.      Congenital and Acquired Disorders of the Vocal Cords

 

10.  Laryngotracheal Cleft and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

 

11.  Congenital Tracheal Stenosis

 

12.  Tracheomalacia

 

13.  Vascular Rings and other Anomalies of the Thoracic Vasculature

 

14.  Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations of the Neonatal Airway 

 

II.  Assessment, Evaluation and Treatment

 

           

15.              Challenges of the Neonatal Airway:  An Overview

 

16.              Genetics of Neonatal Airway Disorders

 

17.              Prenatal Assessment and Perinatal Management of Suspected Airway Compromise in the Fetus and Neonate

 

18.              Delivery Airway Management for CHAOS

 

19.              Differential Diagnosis of Stridor in the Newborn

 

20.              Advances in Radiologic Imaging of Neonatal Airway Disorders

 

21.              Evaluation of the Neonatal Airway: Laryngoscopy and Bronchoscopy

 

22.              Anesthesia Challenges for the Difficult and Critical Neonatal Airway

 

 

23.              Surgical Challenges for the Critical Airway

 

 

24.              Effects of Prematurity, Prolonged Intubation and Chronic Lung Disease on the Neonatal Airway

 

 

25.              Tracheostomy for the Neonate:   Indications, Complications, Timing and Outcomes

 

26.              The Impact of Gastroesophageal Reflux on the Neonatal Airway

 

 

 

III.  Education, Simulation and Quality Improvement

 

27.  Airway Emergency in the Neonate:  Preparedness at the Bedside

 

28.  Unanticipated Airway Emergencies: Resuscitation in the Delivery Room and Emergency Department

 

 

29.  Transport of the Neonate with a Critical Airway

 

30.  Education, Simulation and Team Building during Airway Emergency Resuscitation

 

 

31.  Tracheostomy Care:  Hospital Management and Transition to Home

 

32.  Creating an Effective Quality Improvement (QI) Process for Airway Emergencies

 

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