Antenatal Consults: A Guide for Neonatologists and Paediatricians - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 31, 2012 - Medical - 344 pages
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This book informs the multidisciplinary team (including maternity staff, obstetricians and materno-foetal medicine specialists) which counsel parents expecting a foetus at risk. It contains concise chapters contributed by numerous neonatal specialists in Australia. It is also useful to Midwifery, Nursing and Allied Health staff that care for mothers and babies.

The chapters cover the most common reasons for an antenatal consultation. This will range from the baby that is threatening to deliver prematurely or is severely growth restricted to those with significant abnormalities such as congenital heart disease, spina bifida or gastroschisis, etc.

  • 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

1 General Principles
1
2 Prematurity
13
3 NonSpecific Antenatal Findings
47
4 Maternal Disorders that Affect the Fetus
75
5 Infection
87
6 Multiple Pregnancy and Growth Problems
123
7 Alloimmune Problems
145
8 Aneuploidy
153
10 Cardiac Problems
177
11 Gut Problems
209
12 Renal Tract Problems
233
13 Neurological Problems
247
14 Musculoskeletal Problems
273
15 Tumours
293
16 Facial Clefts
305
INDEX
311

9 Lung Problems
165

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