Hematology, Immunology and Genetics, 3rd Edition

By Robin K Ohls, MD and Akhil Maheshwari, MD
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Dr. Richard Polin's Neonatology Questions and Controversies series highlights the most challenging aspects of neonatal care, offering trustworthy guidance on up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in the field. In each volume, renowned experts address the clinical problems of greatest concern to today's practitioners, helping you handle difficult practice issues and provide optimal, evidence-based care to every patient.

Key Features
  • Stay fully up to date in this fast-changing field with Hematology, Immunology and Genetics, 3rd Edition.
  • The most current clinical information, including new coverage of exome sequencing, properties of donor milk, necrotizing enterocolitis and nutrition, thrombocytopenia in neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis, early diagnosis of severe combined immunodeficiency, and newborn screening.
  • New content on the genetic basis for neonatal disorders, new strategies for genetic diagnosis (such as whole exome sequencing and microarrays), antenatal genetic testing, and ethical dilemmas and genetic counselling.
  • Current coverage of using new complete blood count (CBC) parameters to help guide neonatal care, neonatal neuroprotection, and differentiating hemolytic from non-hemolytic neonatal jaundice.
  • Consistent chapter organization to help you find information quickly and easily.
  • The most authoritative advice available from world-class neonatologists who share their knowledge of new trends and developments in neonatal care.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Purchase each volume individually, or get the entire 7-volume set, which includes online access that allows you to search across all titles!
Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Hematology, Immunology and Genetics
Hemodynamics and Cardiology
Infectious Disease and Pharmacology
New Volume!
Nephrology and Fluid/Electrolyte Physiology
The Newborn Lung

ISBN 9780323544009
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2018
Author Information By Robin K Ohls, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico; Associate Director, Pediatrics, Clinical Translational Science Center, University of New Mexico Health Sciences, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Akhil Maheshwari, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, Chief, Division of Neonatology, Director, Neonatology Fellowship Program, Director, Center for Neonatology and Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease, University of Illinois at Chicago; Medical Director, Neonatology Intensive Care Unit and Intermediate Care Nursery, Children's Hospital of University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Published Reviews

"This is a welcome update. Several new topics have been added and Dr. Christensen brings some new perspective to the project."

-Jay P. Goldsmith, MD (Tulane University School of Medicine) Doody's Score: 95-4 Stars!

Table of Content

Ohls: Hematology, Immunology & Genetics: Neonatology Questions and Controversies

1. Stem cell therapy in neonates-the time has (almost) come

2. Genome and Exome Sequencing: Can it impact clinical care in the NICU

3. Transfusion thresholds in the NICU-what have recent RCTs taught us


5. Will standardized approaches to nutrition decrease NEC

6. What is the value of identifying genetic causes of congenital hemolytic jaundice

7. Using the New CBC Parameters in NICU Practice

8. How near are we to using darbepoetin or erythropoietin as neuroprotective agents for perinatal hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy

9. Of what value to neonates is measuring end tidal carbon monoxide concentration

10. How do we adopt anemia-preventing strategies in our delivery rooms

11. Thrombocytopenia in Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis

12. Genetic Risk Factors for Patent Ductus Arteriosus

13. Genetic basis of PDA.


15. Prenatal genetic testing.

16. Early diagnosis of severe combined immunodeficiency.

17. Newborn Screening

Publication Date 07-09-2018
Pages 220
Trim 260 x 184 (7 1/4 x 10 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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