Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal Physiology: A Clinical Perspective

Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal Physiology: A Clinical Perspective

Hardback Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

By (author) Susan Tucker Blackburn

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Hardback | 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 259mm x 33mm | 1,520g
  • Publication date: 12 April 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1416029443
  • ISBN 13: 9781416029441
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 250 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 212,654

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"Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal Physiology" focuses on clinically relevant coverage of physiologic changes that occur throughout all major periods of the perinatal experience with an emphasis on the evolving relationship between mother, fetus, and neonate and adaptations of preterm and term infants to the extrauterine environment. This text provides a solid foundation for assessment and therapeutic interventions applicable to advanced practice.

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Table of contents

UNIT I: REPRODUCTIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESSES 1. Biologic Basis for Reproduction 2. Physiologic Basis for Reproduction 3. Prenatal Period and Placental Physiology 4. Parturition and Uterine Physiology 5. Postpartum Period and Lactation Physiology 6. Fetal Assessment 7. Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics During the Perinatal Period UNIT II: ADAPTATIONS IN MAJOR BODY SYSTEMS IN THE PREGNANT WOMAN, FETUS, AND NEONATE 8. Hematologic and Hemostatic Systems 9. Cardiovascular System 10. Respiratory System 11. Renal System and Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis 12. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems and Perinatal Nutrition 13. Immune System and Host Defense Mechanisms 14. Integumentary System 15. Neurologic, Muscular, and Sensory Systems UNIT III: ADAPTATIONS IN METABOLIC PROCESSES IN THE PREGNANT WOMAN, FETUS, AND NEONATE 16. Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein Metabolism 17. Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism 18. Bilirubin Metabolism 19. Pituitary, Adrenal, and Thyroid Function 20. Thermoregulation