Avery's Diseases of the Newborn E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Aug 12, 2011 - Medical - 1520 pages

Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, edited by Christine A. Gleason and Sherin U. Devaskar, is a practical, clinical reference for diagnosing and managing of all the important diseases affecting newborns. Thoroughly revised by a team of new editors, this edition provides new perspectives and updated coverage of genetics, nutrition, respiratory conditions, MRSA, neonatal pain, cardiovascular fetal interventions, care of the late preterm infant, and more. This authoritative reference is ideal as a clinical resource or subspecialty review tool.

  • Treat newborns effectively with focused coverage of diagnosis and management, including pertinent developmental physiology and the pathogenesis of neonatal problems.
  • Meet every challenge you face in neonatology with Avery’s authoritative, comprehensive clinical resource and subspecialty review tool.
  • Navigate quickly and easily with extensive cross-referencing throughout the organ-related sections.
  • Stay current with coverage of hot topics including MRSA, neonatal pain, cardiovascular fetal interventions, care of the late preterm infant, and the developing intestinal microbiome.
  • Tap into the fresh perspectives of new editors who provide extensive updates throughout, particularly on genetic and respiratory disorders.
  • Apply the latest nutritional findings with thorough discussions of this valuable information in the more comprehensive nutrition section.
  • Master the fundamentals of neonatology through the greater emphasis on developmental biology and pathobiology.
 

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Contents

Part I Overview
1
Part II Fetal Development
37
Part III Maternal Health Affecting Neonatal Outcome
75
Part IV labor and delivery
129
Part V Genetics
173
Part VI Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders of the Newborn
209
Part VII Care of the Healthy Newborn
277
Part VIII Care of the HighRisk Infant
341
Part XIII Nutrition
937
Part XIV Gastrointestinal System
973
Part XV Hematologic System and Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism System
1047
Part XVI Neoplasia
1143
Part XVII Renal and Genitourinary Systems
1165
Part XVIII Endocrine Disorders
1245
Part XIX Craniofacial and Orthopedic Conditions
1331
Part XX Dermatologic Conditions
1363

Part IX Immunology and Infections
445
Part X Respiratory System
571
Part XI Cardiovascular System
699
Part XII Neurologic System
811
Part XXI The Eye
1423
Color Plates
1440
Index
1441
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About the author (2011)

Christine Gleason, M.D. is an academic neonatologist and Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital. She recently retired from clinical practice and now devotes her time and effort to professional society leadership (Secretary-Treasurer of the American Pediatric Society; member of the Pediatric Policy Council); educational scholarship (Co-Editor of Avery's Diseases of the Newborn); Board certification (Medical Editor at the American Board of Pediatrics); and advisory/consulting activities (FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee; Data Safety & Monitoring Committee of the NIH's Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinical Trials Network).

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