Antenatal Consults: A Guide for Neonatologists and Paediatricians

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Elsevier Australia, 2012 - Medical - 344 pages
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2013 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Paediatrics!

An essential resource, covering possible problems expected at birth and common facets of antenatal consultations. Antenatal Consults: A guide for neonatologists and paediatricians is a logically ordered and highly illustrated medical resource, essential for anyone involved in antenatal care. This important book informs the multidisciplinary team - from obstetricians and maternity staff through to materno-foetal medicine specialists and, of course, paediatric and OBGYN trainees. Featuring contributions from leading neonatal specialists in Australia, the book's authoritative contents help arm antenatal staff with advice, information and examples of how to best counsel parents expecting a foetus at risk. With over 50 informative, concise chapters, Antenatal Consults addresses numerous possible problems expected at birth - the most common reasons for an antenatal consultation - combined with advice on how to manage them. These include maternal disorders that may affect the foetus; babies delivering prematurely or with a severe growth restriction; babies with a significant abnormality such as congenital heart disease, spina bifida or gastroschisis; and babies with a skeletal issue, a cleft palate or renal tract problem. Antenatal Consults: A guide for neonatologists and paediatricians is also useful to midwifery, nursing and allied health staff that care for mothers and babies.



  • This handbook deals with the issues presented in a concise manner.
  • Material is suitable for all multidisciplinary clinical markets.
  • Definitions of pathologies and conditions provided in each chapter.
  • Strengths with possible "problems expected at birth" with advice on how to manage them are presented.
  • Logical outline of management.
 

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Contents

Prematurity
13
NonSpecific Antenatal Findings
47
Maternal Disorders that Affect the Fetus
75
Infection
87
Multiple Pregnancy and Growth Problems
123
Alloimmune Problems
145
Aneuploidy
153
Lung Problems
165
Gut Problems
209
Renal Tract Problems
233
Neurological Problems
247
Musculoskeletal Problems
273
Tumours
293
Facial Clefts
305
Index
311
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Cardiac Problems
177

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