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Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology

Provide the best care possible with expert insight and clinically relevant coverage of the physiologic changes that occur throughout all major periods of the perinatal experience - prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal. Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Physiology: A Clinical Perspective, 4th Edition gives you a solid foundation for assessment and therapeutic interventions, featuring an emphasis on the evolving interrelationships between mother, fetus, and neonate and adaptations of preterm and term infants to the extrauterine environment.

Hardbound, 768 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1623-8

Contents

  • UNIT I: REPRODUCTIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESSES

    1. Biologic Basis for Reproduction

    2. Physiologic Basis for Reproduction

    3. Prenatal Period and Placental Physiology

    4. Parturition and Uterine Physiology

    5. Postpartum Period and Lactation Physiology

    6. Fetal Assessment

    7. Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics during the Perinatal Period

    UNIT II: ADAPTATIONS IN MAJOR BODY SYSTEMS IN THE PREGNANT WOMAN, FETUS, AND NEONATE

    8. Hematologic and Hemostatic Systems

    9. Cardiovascular System

    10. Respiratory System

    11. Renal System and Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis

    12. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems and Perinatal Nutrition

    13. Immune System and Host Defense Mechanisms

    14. Integumentary System

    15. Neuromuscular and Sensory Systems

    UNIT III: ADAPTATIONS IN METABOLIC PROCESSES IN THE PREGNANT WOMAN, FETUS, AND NEONATE

    16. Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein Metabolism

    17. Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism

    18. Bilirubin Metabolism

    19. Pituitary, Adrenal, and Thyroid Function

    20. Thermoregulation

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