Advances in Perinatal Medicine: The Proceedings of the XV European Congress of Perinatal Medicine

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F. Cockburn
CRC Press, Oct 15, 1997 - Medical - 420 pages
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This is a large, all-inclusive reference volume of 67 chapters documenting the very latest experimental and clinical advances in perinatal medicine by world-class experts in the field. It covers fetal anomalies, intrauterine growth and parturition, maternal and infant nutrition, the very low birthweight infant, ultrasound for fetal and neonatal assessment, environmental influences on the embryo and fetus, maternal disease and pregnancy outcome, pre- and perinatal diagnosis and management of inherited metabolic diseases, protection of the fetal/infant brain, investigation and treatment and outcome for fetal abnormalities, perinatal nursing care and perinatal transport, perinatal medicine and professional education in Europe, perinatal cardiorespiratory support, ethics and audit and medicolegal aspects of perinatal practice in Europe, prevention of preterm deliveries, fetal and in-fant learning and behavior, biotechnology and perinatal research, surfactant replacement therapy, and matters of special controversy. Includes bibliographic references and index.
 

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Contents

Animal models for endoscopic fetal surgery and early human spinoff
10
Intrauterine life and parturition
17
The BAPM Overseas Founders Lecture
29
Maternal and infant nutrition
38
The BAPM Founders Lecture
53
SYMPOSIA
61
the search for clinical strategies
84
Ultrasound screening for fetal abnormalities in the United Kingdom
100
gastroschisis
207
an account of the implementation process at Southmead NHS Trust
221
Neonatal transport
236
Prenatal treatment of lung immaturity
245
Ethics audit and medicolegal aspects of perinatal practice
261
Prevention of preterm deliveries
274
system development
292
The preterm responses to the environment longterm effects?
305

alcohol
115
Diabetes and pregnancy
130
Epilepsy anticonvulsants and pregnancy
145
Pre and perinatal diagnosis and management of inherited metabolic disorders
158
The pathology of brain damage
172
Bloodbrain barrier in the neonatal period
188
Biotechnology and perinatal research
322
effects of a
328
SECTION UI CONTROVERSIES
349
World Health Organization attitudes to modern perinatal practice have been helpful
371
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