Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 3rd Edition
Neonatology Questions and Controversies
Authors: Josef Neu, MD, Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS
Publication date: 28 Aug 2018
220 Pages. Hardcover (7.25 x 10.25 inches)
Dr. Richard Polin's Neonatology Questions and Controversies series highlights the challenging aspects of neonatal care and provides guidance on up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options. In this volume, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 3rd Edition, world-class neonatologists Drs. Neu and Poindexter address the clinical problems of greatest concern to today's practitioners, helping you handle difficult practice issues and provide evidence-based care to your patients.
New content on trends and developments in neonatal care include:
- Up-to-date information on administration of lipids to preterm infants, and administering lipids to infants who are at high risk for complications secondary to suboptimal lipid therapies.
- Current coverage of the composition of human milk and clinical trials that address the efficacy of donor milk in comparison to formula and mother’s own milk.
- Emerging knowledge on developmental physiology of upper intestinal motility as it relates to reflux and feeding tolerance, including composition of feedings.
- New material covers genetics and pharmacology, the role of inflammation in systemic diseases in other organs, and necrotizing enterocolitis.
- Special nutrition for the surgical neonate and controversies in short bowel syndrome.
Key book features:
- Consistent chapter organization to help you find information quickly and easily.
- Expert Consult™ ebook version included with purchase. Instructions for access via Elsevier is included in the print copy. This enhanced ebook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
About the Authors:
Josef Neu, MD is a professor of pediatrics and directs the Neonatology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Florida College of Medicine (Gainesville, FL). His research interests include developmental gastroenterology, nutrition of the neonate, and barrier function of the GI tract.
Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS, is the director of clinical and translational research in the Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center where she is an experienced clinician, researcher and teacher. She has contributed to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network for more than a decade and her research focuses on the role of early nutrition on growth and development in premature infants. Dr. Poindexter is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on the Fetus and Newborn and on The American Board of Pediatrics Subboard of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.