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1 Evidence-based Medicine and the Role of Networks in Generating Evidence 2 Antenatal and Intrapartum Care of the High-Risk Neonate 3 Resuscitation at Birth 4 Recognition, Stabilization, and Transport of the High-Risk Newborn 5 Size and Physical Examination of the Newborn Infant 6 The Physical Environment 7 Nutrition and Selected Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract 8 Care of the Parents 9 Nursing Practice in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 10 Respiratory Problems 11 Assisted Ventilation 12 Glucose, Calcium, and Magnesium 13 Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia 14 Infections in the Neonate 15 The Heart 16 The Kidney 17 Hematologic Problems 18 Brain Disorders of the Fetus and Neonate 19 The Outcome of Neonatal Intensive Care 20 Ethical Issues in the Perinatal Period APPENDICES A-1 Drugs Used for Emergency and Cardiac Indications in Newborns A-2 Drug Dosing Table B Drug Compatibility C Normal Values D Umbilical Vessel Catheterization E Conversion Charts