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
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
Nutrition of the verylowbirth weight infant
72
Ultrasound for fetal and neonatal assessment
92
congenital heart disease
213
Perinatal nursing care and perinatal transport
227
Perinatal medicine and professional education in Europe
240
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 environmentlongterm effects?
305

Fetal behavior
105
Drugs of addiction
120
Venous thrombosis in pregnancy
140
Pre and perinatal diagnosis and management of inherited metabolic disorders
158
The neonatal diagnosis and management of inherited metabolic disease
168
Noninvasive investigation of cerebral oxygenation
183
Investigation treatment and outcome for fetal abnormalities
200
Biotechnology and perinatal research
322
effects of a
328
CONTROVERSIES
347
Prophylactic surfactant for preterm infants
360
Waterbirths
378
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