Avery's Diseases of the Newborn

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2005 - Medical - 1633 pages
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the New Edition of this definitive text explains how to care for neonates using the very latest methods. It maintains a clinical focus while providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment techniques. Written by more than 55 specialists who are actively involved in the care of sick newborns, it serves as an authoritative reference for practitioners, a valuable preparation tool for neonatal board exams, and a useful resource for the entire neonatal care team.

  • Focuses on diagnosis and management, describing pertinent developmental physiology and the pathogenesis of neonatal problems.
  • Includes over 500 crisp illustrations that clarify important concepts and techniques.


  • Features the contributions of new editor Christine Gleason, a well-known neonatologist specializing in fetal physiology and drug/alcohol effects on the brain.
  • Discusses hot topics such as ethical decisions in the neonatal-perinatal period * maternal medical disorders of fetal significance, seizure disorders, isoimmunization, cancer and mental disorders * maternal and fetal anesthesia and analgesia * prenatal genetic diagnosis * overview of clinical evaluation of metabolic disease * neonatal pain in the 21st Century * immunology of the fetus and newborn * wonders of surfactant * long-term neurological outcomes in children with congenital heart disease * developmental biology of the hematologic system * and illustrative forms and normal values: blood, CSF, urine.
  • Features extensive cross-referencing, making it quick and easy to navigate through the organ-related sections.
  • Includes coverage of perinatology-providing a well-rounded, comprehensive approach to patient care.
  • Presents case studies designed to help readers recognize and manage cases in the office setting and asses their understanding of the topic.
 

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undoubtedlybu,this the best book of neonatology in the world,but surprisingly there is no chapter on neonatal cholestasis

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Evaluation of Therapeutic
9
Ethical Decisions in the Neonatal
17
FETAL DEVELOPMENT
23
Abnormalities of Fetal Growth
32
Hormonal Influences on Fetal
46
Multiple Birth
57
Nonimmune Hydrops
63
Roberta A Ballard
601
AcidBase Fluid and Electrolyte 43 Control of Breathing
616
Cardiovascular Compromise in Thomas N Hansen and Anthony Corbet
647
Pharmacologic Principles and Disorders
670
Neonatal Pain Management in 47 Respiratory Distress in the Preterm
687
NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM
903
Disorders of the Chest Wall Pleural Stephen A Back
938
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM 779
993

MATERNAL HEALTH
71
XX11 Contents
74
Maternal Medical Disorders of Fetal
87
Perinatal Substance Abuse
106
ISSUES IN LABOR
127
Causes
139
Overview
146
Maternal and Fetal Anesthesia
159
GENETICS
171
Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis
186
Evaluation of the Dysmorphic
203
CONGENITAL METABOLIC
211
Roberta A Ballard and Gerard T Berry
217
Lysosomal Storage Peroxisomal Newborn 447
258
Skeletal Dysplasias and Connective Karen P Beckerman
279
EVALUATION AND CARE OF Erica S Pan F Sessions Cole and Peggy Sue Weintrub
301
Routine Newborn Care
323
Newborn Screening 338 Ira AdamsChapman and Barbara J Stoll
578
Simone Albers and Harvey L Levy
595
Nomenclature and the Segmental Harvey B Sarnat and Laura FloresSarnat
1005
Embryology and Development of 67 Risk Assessment
1026
Echocardiography in the Neonatal
1043
Bradley S Marino and Gil Wernovsky
1061
PART XIV GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
1071
Gastrointestinal Tract
1086
LongTerm Neurologic Outcomes in Carol Lynn Berseth
1113
HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM
1335
Developmental Biology of the and Anatomy of the Endocrine
1343
Maureen Andrew
1366
Erythrocyte Disorders in Kathleen E Bethin and Louis J Muglia
1373
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia 1226 93 Disorders of Carbohydrate
1410
Roberta A Ballard and Istvan Seri
1423
Clinical Evaluation of Renal and Urinary
1437
DERMATOLOGIC CONDITIONS
1471
Glomerulonephropathies and Disorders the Skin
1483
Urinary Tract Infections and 98 Infections of the Skin
1503
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