Essential Neonatal Medicine provides a readily accessible and authoritative introduction to neonatal medicine for junior doctors and nurses written by internationally respected consultants in the UK and Australia. This new edition has been totally revised and updated with the latest management techniques, updates on ethical and legal challenges and also includes new approaches to care such as kangaroo care, nesting, massage and nursery design.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Fourth Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Acknowledgements. 1 Perinatal Epidemiology and Audit. 2 Fetal Physiology, Assessment of Fetal Wellbeing and Adaptation to Extrauterine Life. 3 Neonatal depression at birth and Resuscitation of the Newborn. 4 Examination of the Newborn. 5 Birth Injury. 6 Infant Feeding and Nutrition. 7 Infection. 8 The Low Birthweight Infant. 9 Thermoregulation. 10 Respiratory Disorders. 11 Respiratory Physiology, Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation. 12 Apnoea, Bradycardia and Upper Airway Obstruction. 13 Jaundice. 14 Congenital Anomalies: Malformations and Deformations. 15 Genetics and Genetic Disorders. 16 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders. 17 Disorders of the Cardiovascular System. 18 Haematological Disorders. 19 Neurological Disorders. 20 The Special Senses: Hearing and Vision. 21 Congenital Postural Deformities and Abnormalities of the Extremities. 22 Renal Disorders in the Newborn. 23 Gastrointestinal Disorders. 24 Skin Disorders. 25 Multiple Births. 26 Organization of Perinatal Services and Neonatal Transport. 27 Discharge and Follow-up of High-risk Infants. 28 Parent-Infant Attachment and Support for Parents Experiencing Perinatal Loss. 29 Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Critically Ill Newborn Infants Decision Making in the Care of the Newborn Infant. 30 Procedures. Index.
Malcolm Levene, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FMedSc, Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Leeds General Infirmary, UK David Tudehope, AM, MB BS, FRACP, Director of Neonatology, Mater Misericordiae Mothers' Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia Sunil Sinha, MD PhD FRCP FRCPCH, Professor of Paediatrics & Neonatal Medicine, University of Durham & James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK