Chapter 3. Problems of the neonate and young infant

This chapter provides guidance for the management of problems in neonates and young infants from birth to 2 months of age. This includes neonatal resuscitation, the recognition and management of neonatal sepsis and other bacterial infections, and the management of low and very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.Drug tables for commonly used drugs in neonates and young infants are included at the end of this chapter, also providing dosages for low birth weight and premature babies.