Antenatal Consults: A Guide for Neonatologists and Paediatricians

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Mark Davies
  • Garry Inglis
  • Luke Jardine
  • Pieter Koorts
  • 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
    Print ISBN:
    9780729541084
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729581080