Avery's Diseases of the Newborn

Avery's Diseases of the Newborn

10th Edition - November 21, 2017

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  • Authors: Christine Gleason, Sandra Juul
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323401395
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323401722

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Covering the evaluation and management of every key disease and condition affecting newborns, Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, by Drs. Christine A. Gleason and Sandra E. Juul, remains your #1 source for practical, clinically relevant information in this fast-changing field. You’ll find the specific strategies you need to confidently diagnose and treat this unique patient population, in a full-color, easy-to-use single volume that focuses on key areas of practice. Now in a thoroughly revised 10th Edition, this highly respected reference is an authoritative clinical resource for neonatal practitioners.

Table of Contents

  • Part I  Overview
    1. Neonatal and Perinatal Epidemiology
    2. Biomedical Informatics in Neonatology
    3. Ethics, Data, and Policy in Newborn Intensive Care
    4. Global Neonatal Health

    Part II   Fetal Growth and Development
    5. The Placenta
    6. Abnormalities of Fetal Growth
    7. Multiple Gestations and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
    8. Prematurity and Stillbirth
    9. Nonimmune Hydrops

    Part III   Maternal Health
    10. Maternal Diabetes
    11. Maternal Medical Disorders of Fetal Significance
    12. Hypertensive Complications of Pregnancy
    13. Prenatal Drug Exposure

    Part IV   Labor and Delivery
    14. Antepartum Fetal Assessment
    15. Complicated Deliveries
    16. Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia

    Part V   Genetics
    17. The Human Genome and Neonatal Care
    18. Prenatal Diagnosis
    19. The Dysmorphic Infant
    20. Chromosome Disorders

    Part VI   Metabolic Disorders of the Newborn
    21. Introduction to Metabolic and Biochemical Genetic Diseases
    22. Inborn Errors of Carbohydrate, Ammonia, Amino Acid, and Organic Acid Metabolism
    23. Lysosomal Storage, Peroxisomal, and Glycosylation Disorders and Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome Presenting in the Neonate

    Part VII  Basic Newborn Care
    24. Newborn Resuscitation
    25. Newborn Evaluation
    26. Newborn Nursery Care
    27. Newborn Screening

    Part VIII   High-Risk Newborn Care
    28. Infant Transport
    29. Temperature Regulation
    30. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
    31. Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants
    32. Late Preterm Infants
    33. Neonatal Pharmacology
    34. Neonatal Pain and Stress
    35. Palliative Care

    Part IX   Immunology and Infections
    36. Immunology of the Fetus and Newborn
    37. Viral Infections of the Fetus and Newborn
    38. Toxoplasmosis, Syphilis, Malaria, and Tuberculosis
    39. Newborn Sepsis and Meningitis
    40. Nosocomial Infections
    41. Fungal Infections

    Part X   Respiratory System
    42. Lung Development
    43. Control of Breathing
    44. Neonatal Pulmonary Physiology
    45. Neonatal Respiratory Therapy
    46. Respiratory Disorders in the Preterm Infant
    47. Respiratory Disorders in the Term Infant
    48. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    49. Surgical Disorders of the Chest and Airways

    Part XI   Cardiovascular System
    50. Developmental Biology of the Heart
    51. Cardiovascular Compromise in the Newborn
    52. Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension
    53. Fetal and Neonatal Echocardiography
    54. Patent Ductus Arteriosus in the Preterm Infant
    55. Congenital Heart Disease
    56. Perinatal Arrhythmias
    57. Long-Term Neurologic Outcomes in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

    Part XII   Neurologic System
    58. Central Nervous System Development
    59. Congenital Malformations of the Central Nervous System
    60. Brain Injury in the Preterm Infant
    61. Brain Injury in the Term Infant
    62. Neuroprotection Strategies for the Newborn
    63. Neonatal Neuroimaging
    64. Neonatal Neuromuscular Disorders
    65. Neonatal Seizures
    66. Risk Assessment and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

    Part XIII   Nutrition
    67. Breastfeeding
    68. Enteral Nutrition for the High-Risk Neonate
    69. Parenteral Nutrition for the High-Risk Neonate

    Part XIV   Gastrointestinal System
    70. Gastrointestinal Tract Development
    71. Structural Anomalies of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    72. Innate and Mucosal Immunity in the Developing GI Tract
    73. Abdominal Wall Defects
    74. Neonatal Gastroesopheageal Reflux
    75. The Intestinal Microbiome
    76. Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Short Bowel Syndrome
    77. Disorders of the Liver

    Part XV   Hematologic System and Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism
    78. Developmental Hematology
    79. Neonatal Thrombotic Disorders
    80. Neonatal Platelet Disorders
    81. Neonatal Erythrocyte Disorders
    82. Neonatal Transfusion
    83. Neonatal Leukocyte Disorders
    84. Neonatal Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia AND KERNICTERUS

    Part XVI  Neoplasia
    85. Congenital Malignant Disorders

    Part XVII   Renal and Genitourinary Systems
    86. Renal Development
    87. Developmental Abnormalities of the Kidneys
    88. Developmental Abnormalities of the Genitourinary System
    89. Clinical Evaluation of Renal and Urinary Tract Disease
    90. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
    91. Glomerulonephropathies and Disorders of Tubular Function
    92. Urinary Tract Infections
    93. Neonatal Hypertension

    Part XVIII   Endocrine Disorders
    94. Developmental Endocrinology
    95. Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism
    96. Disorders of the Adrenal Gland
    97. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
    98. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
    99. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism

    Part XIX   Craniofacial and Orthopedic Conditions
    100. Craniofacial Malformations
    101. Common Neonatal Orthopedic Conditions
    102. Skeletal Dysplasias and Connective Tissue Disorders

    Part XX   Dermatologic Conditions
    103. Newborn Skin: Development and Basic Concepts
    104. Congenital and Hereditary Disorders of the Skin
    105. Infections of the Skin
    106. Common Newborn Dermatoses
    107. Cutaneous Congenital Defects

    Part XXI  The Eye and Ear
    108. The Eye and Vision Disorders
    109. The Ear and Hearing Disorders

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1656
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: November 21, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323401395
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323401722

About the Authors

Christine Gleason

Christine Gleason, M.D. is an academic neonatologist and Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital. She recently retired from clinical practice and now devotes her time and effort to professional society leadership (Secretary-Treasurer of the American Pediatric Society; member of the Pediatric Policy Council); educational scholarship (Co-Editor of Avery's Diseases of the Newborn); Board certification (Medical Editor at the American Board of Pediatrics); and advisory/consulting activities (FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee; Data Safety & Monitoring Committee of the NIH's Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinical Trials Network).

Affiliations and Expertise

Academic Neonatologist and Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington

Sandra Juul

Affiliations and Expertise

Sandra E. Juul, MD, PhD,W. Alan Hodson Endowed Chair in Pediatrics,Professor of Pediatrics,Chief Division of Neonatology,Department of Pediatrics,University of Washington,Seattle Children’s Hospital,Seattle, Washington

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