Antenatal Consults: A Guide for Neonatologists and Paediatricians

1st Edition

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Key Features

  • This handbook deals with the issues presented in a concise manner.
  • Material is suitable for all multidisciplinary clinical markets.
  • Definitions of pathologies and conditions provided in each chapter.
  • Strengths with possible “problems expected at birth” with advice on how to manage them are presented.
  • Logical outline of management.

Table of Contents

Section 1: General principles
Chapter 1 - The antenatal consult
Chapter 2 - Conditions that require palliative care
Section 2: Prematurity
Chapter 3 - Preterm delivery at 22 weeks gestational age
Chapter 4 - Preterm delivery at 23 weeks gestational age
Chapter 5 - Preterm delivery at 24 weeks gestational age
Chapter 6 - Preterm delivery at 25 weeks gestational age
Chapter 7 - Preterm delivery at 26 weeks gestational age
Chapter 8 - Preterm delivery at 27 weeks gestational age
Chapter 9 - Preterm delivery at 28 to 32 weeks gestational age
Chapter 10 - Morbidity and mortality statistics
Section 3: Non-specific antenatal findings
Chapter 11 - Reduced liquor volumes
Chapter 12 - Polyhydramnios
Chapter 13 - Hydrops
Section 4: Maternal disorders that affect the fetus
Chapter 14 - Maternal diabetes
Chapter 15 - Maternal thyroid disease
Section 5: Infection
Chapter 16 - Cytomegalovirus
Chapter 17 - Toxoplasmosis
Chapter 18 - Herpes
Chapter 19 - Varicella
Chapter 20 - Human immuno-deficiency virus
Chapter 21 - Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
Chapter 22 - Parvovirus
Section 6: Multiple pregnancy and growth problems
Chapter 23 - Multiple Pregnancy
Chapter 24 - Twin to twin transfusion syndrome
Chapter 25 - Severe intrauterine growth restriction
Section 7: Alloimmune problems
Chapter 26 - Rhesus disease
Chapter 27 - Feto-maternal alloimmune thrombocytopaenia
Section 8: Aneuploidy
Chapter 28 - Trisomy 21
Chapter 29 - Trisomy 13 and Trisomy 18
Section 9: Lung problems
Chapter 30 - Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Chapter 31 - Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation
Section 10: Cardiac problems
Chapter 32 - Congenital heart disease
Chapter 33 - Right ventricular outflow tract obstruc

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780729581080
Print ISBN:
9780729541084

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