Neonatal-perinatal medicine: diseases of the fetus and infant, Volume 1

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Mosby, 2002 - Medical - 1732 pages
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This 2-volume "bible" of neonatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect all of the sweeping developments that have recently occurred in neonatal-perinatal medicine. There is an enhanced focus on evidence-based medicine, and all the material incorporated has been taken from the most recent clinical trials. With a stronger, and 25% brand new author team, this book is set to provide you with full and relevant coverage of all the issues facing neonatal-perinatal medicine to date. Examines new non-invasive monitoring systems such as transcutaneous glucose monitoring, infrared blood flow monitoring, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, new MR brain imaging techniques, and near-infrared spectroscopy and optical imaging. Incorporates brand-new material on the history of neonatology...medical and surgical treatment of the fetus...and practicing evidence-based neonatal/perinatal medicine. Contains new material on high-frequency ventilation and cutting-edge guidelines for managing a micropremie. Explores how recent advances in genetics have expanded the options for testing and treating various disorders. Offers added coverage on the management of neonatal ventilation. Features a new chapter stressing collaboration between neonatologists, perinatologists, and obstetricians. Delivers an enhanced focus on evidence-based medicine. Presents increased information on databases used for the evaluation of outcomes in neonatal medicine. Provides all-new references to reflect the most recent sources in the literature...many new and updated case studies...and numerous brand-new illustrations and tables.

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