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Main description:

Essential Neonatal Medicine combines the depth and breadth of a textbook with the clarity and efficiency of a learning consolidator. Providing a solid reference for trainee doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives, this full colour edition has been extensively updated with a range of new illustrations, clinical tips, cross–references to Wiley title Nursing the Neonate (2010, 9781405149747), and end–of–chapter summaries for quick study or revision.


Essential Neonatal Medicine is ideal for all trainee health professionals experiencing neonatology for the first time and looking for a readable and comprehensive resource to support them. It is now accompanied by the enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition (the interactive digital version of the book featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note–taking facilities, book–marking, cross–referencing, in–text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms), and a companion website at www.essentialneonatalmed.com featuring figures from the book to download in PowerPoint, further reading, and self–test questions for each chapter.


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Essential Neonatal Medicine combines the depth and breadth of a textbook with the clarity and efficiency of a learning consolidator. Providing a solid reference for trainee doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives, this full colour edition has been extensively updated with a range of new illustrations, clinical tips, cross–references to Wiley title Nursing the Neonate (2010, 9781405149747), and end–of–chapter summaries for quick study or revision.


Essential Neonatal Medicine is ideal for all trainee health professionals experiencing neonatology for the first time and looking for a readable and comprehensive resource to support them. It is now accompanied by the enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition (the interactive digital version of the book featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note–taking facilities, book–marking, cross–referencing, in–text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms), and a companion website at www.essentialneonatalmed.com featuring figures from the book to download in PowerPoint, further reading, and self–test questions for each chapter.


Contents:

Preface to the fifth edition vi


Acknowledgements vi


Preface to the first edition vii


Abbreviations viii


How to get the best out of your textbook x


1 Fetal well–being and adaptation at birth 1


2 Perinatal epidemiology and audit 14


3 Multiple births 18


4 Neonatal consequences of maternal conditions 24


5 Resuscitation at birth 33


6 Examination of the newborn 47


7 Birth injury 69


8 Genetic disorders 78


9 Infant feeding and nutrition 89


10 Infection 108


11 The extreme preterm infant 125


12 The low–birthweight infant 137


13 Respiratory disorders 145


14 Apnoea, bradycardia and upper airway obstruction 163


15 Respiratory physiology and respiratory support 173


16 Cardiovascular disorders 188


17 Gastrointestinal and abdominal disorders 210


18 Renal disorders 227


19 Jaundice 238


20 Haematological disorders 252


21 Endocrine and metabolic disorders 266


22 Neurological disorders 287


23 Neurodevelopmental follow–up and assessment of hearing and vision 311


24 Developmental care and the neonatal environment 319


25 Organization of perinatal services and neonatal transport 330


26 Discharge and follow–up of high–risk infants 339


27 Parent infant attachment and support for parents of critically ill infants 349


28 Ethical issues and decision–making process in the treatment of critically ill newborn infants 356


29 Practical procedures 362


Index 377


Companion website


This book has a companion website at: www.essentialneonatalmed.com


with:


Figures from the book in PowerPoint format


Interactive self–assessment questions and answers


Further reading list


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118286487
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: August, 2012
Pages: 400
Dimensions: 183.00 x 239.00 x 17.39

Subcategories: Paediatrics and Neonatal

MEET THE AUTHOR

Professor Sunil Sinha is Professor of Paediatrics & Neonatal Medicine at the University of Durham & James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Dr Lawrence Miall is a Consultant in Neonatal Medicine at Leeds General Infirmary

Dr Luke Jardine is a Neonatologist at Mater Mothers′ Hospital, Brisbane and Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland