Neonatology at a Glance

Neonatology at a Glance

Paperback At a Glance (Blackwell)

By (author) Tom Lissauer, By (author) Avroy A. Fanaroff

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 276mm x 14mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 1405199512
  • ISBN 13: 9781405199513
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: col. ill
  • Sales rank: 55,249

Product description

The at a Glance series is popular among medical students, residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its concise and clear approach and excellent illustrations. Each topic is concisely covered in a double-page spread with color summary diagrams accompanied by explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical and nursing training and beyond. Everything you need to know about Neonatology...at a Glance ! Written by leading international experts, this accessible overview provides need-to-know information on perinatal medicine, the normal newborn infant, preterm infants and neonatal problems encountered in Intensive Care Units, and their management. Neonatology at a Glance : Provides coverage of the important conditions you will encounter Addresses ethical issues, the death of an infant, quality assurance and evidence-based medicine Includes invaluable advice on practical procedures, in text and diagrammatic form Has been updated to reflectcurrent practice in both the UK and US Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including paediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.

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Author information

Dr Tom Lissauer is Hon Consultant Neonatologist, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, and Consultant Paediatric Programme Director at the Institute of Global Health, Imperial College, London Dr Avroy A. Fanaroff is Eliza Henry Barnes Chair of Neonatology at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics and Reproductive Biology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Review quote

"It would be a useful complement to more in-depth information that paediatricians and neonatal nurses would provide to parents with a sick or preterm infant." (NZ College of Midwives magazine, 1 December 2011)

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The "at a Glance" series is popular among medical students, residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its concise and clear approach and excellent illustrations.Each topic is concisely covered in a double-page spread with color summary diagrams accompanied by explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the "at a Glance" series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical and nursing training and beyond.Everything you need to know about Neonatology... "at a Glance"!Written by leading international experts, this accessible overview provides need-to-know information on perinatal medicine, the normal newborn infant, preterm infants and neonatal problems encountered in Intensive Care Units, and their management."Neonatology at a Glance" Provides coverage of the important conditions you will encounterAddresses ethical issues, the death of an infant, quality assurance and evidence-based medicineIncludes invaluable advice on practical procedures, in text and diagrammatic formHas been updated to reflect current practice in both the UK and US"Neonatology at a Glance" is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including paediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.

Table of contents

Preface 7 Contributors 8 Part 1 Introduction 1 Milestones in neonatology 10 2 Epidemiology 12 Part 2 Perinatal medicine 3 Perinatal medicine 14 4 Prepregnancy care, prenatal screening, fetal medicine and surgery 16 5 Maternal medical conditions 18 6 Intrauterine growth restriction 20 7 Preterm delivery and multiple births 22 8 Birth defects and genetic disorders 24 9 Maternal drugs affecting the fetus and newborn infant 26 10 Congenital infection 28 Part 3 Delivery 11 Adaptation to extrauterine life 32 12 Neonatal resuscitation 34 13 Hypoxicischemic encephalopathy 38 14 Birth injuries 42 Part 4 The normal newborn infant 15Routine care of the newborn infant 44 16 Routine examination of the newborn infant 46 17 Neurologic examination 48 18 Care and support for parents 50 19 Feeding 52 20 Minor abnormalities in the first few days 54 21 Common problems of term infants 56 Part 5 The sick newborn infant 22 Admission to the neonatal unit 58 23 Developmental care 60 24 Stabilizing the sick newborn infant 62 25 Respiratory support 64 Part 6 The preterm infant 26 Preterm infants and their complications 68 27 Lung development and surfactant 70 28 Respiratory distress syndrome 72 29 Temperature control 74 30 Growth and nutrition 76 31 Intraventricular hemorrhage and periventricular leukomalacia 78 32 Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) 80 33 Infection, jaundice, anemia, osteopenia of prematurity 82 34 Apnea, bradycardia and desaturations, retinopathy of prematurity 84 35 Necrotizing enterocolitis 86 36 Bronchopulmonary dysplasia 88 37 Outcome of very preterm infants 90 Part 7 Neonatal problems 38 Respiratory distress in term infants 92 39 Upper airway disorders 96 40 Jaundice 98 41 Neonatal infection 102 42 Specific bacterial infections 104 43 Viral infections 106 44 Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia 108 45 Inborn errors of metabolism 110 46 Gastrointestinal disorders 112 47 Gastrointestinal obstruction 116 48 Cardiac disorders 118 49 Renal and urinary tract anomalies diagnosed prenatally 122 50 Renal and urinary tract disorders 124 51 Genital disorders 128 52 Disorders of sexual differentiation 130 53 Anemia and polycythemia 132 54 Neutrophil and thrombotic disorders 134 55 Coagulation disorders 136 56 Dermatological disorders 138 57 Seizures and strokes 140 58 Neural tube defects and hydrocephalus 142 59 The hypotonic infant 144 60 Bone and joint disorders 146 61 Hearing and vision 148 Part 8 Aspects of neonatal intensive care 62 Pain 150 63 Pharmacology 152 64 Quality assurance 154 65 Critical incidents 156 66 Evidence-based medicine 160 67 Ethics 162 68 Research and consent 164 69 When a baby dies 166 70 Discharge from hospital 168 71 Follow-up of high-risk infants 170 Part 9 Global 72 Global overview 172 Part 10 Transport 73 Transport of the sick newborn infant 176 Part 11 Practical procedures 74 Intubation and chest tubes 178 75 Common practical procedures 180 76 Umbilical catheters and intraosseous cannulation 182 77 Central venous catheters and exchange transfusions 184 78 Cranial ultrasound 186 79 Echocardiology for the neonatologist 190 80 Gestational age, BP, severity of illness assessment 192 Index 195