Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 2-Volume Set - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323712842

Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 2-Volume Set

6th Edition

Authors: Richard Polin Steven Abman David Rowitch William Benitz
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323712842
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 3rd August 2021
Page Count: 2040

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Offering the comprehensive, authoritative information needed for effective diagnosis, treatment, and management of sick and premature infants, Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 6th Edition, is an invaluable resource for board review, clinical rounds, scientific research, and day-to-day practice. This trusted two-volume text synthesizes recent advances in the field into definitive guidance for today’s busy practitioner, focusing on the basic science needed for exam preparation and key information required for full-time practice. It stands alone as the most complete text available in this complex and fast-changing field, yet is easy to use for everyday application.

Table of Contents

 • Genetics and Embryology: Polin (Benitz)

• Placenta and intrauterine environment: Abman (Polin)

• Developmental Pharmacology: Polin (Abman)

• Intrauterine and postnatal growth: Benitz (Abman)

• Perinatal iron, mineral and vitamin metabolism: Benitz (Abman)

• Lipid metabolism: Benitz (Abman)

• Carbohydrate metabolism: Abman (Benitz)

• Protein metabolism: Abman (Polin)

• Thermoregulation: Benitz (Polin)

• Skin: Benitz (Polin)

• Fetal and Neonatal Cardiovascular physiology: Benitz (Abman)

• Lung: Abman (Benitz)

• Surfactant: Abman (Benitz)

• Gastrointestinal: Polin (Abman)

• Liver and bilirubin: Polin (Benitz)

• Kidney: Polin (Abman)

• Fluid and electrolyte: Polin (Abman)

• Developmental hematopoiesis: Benitz (Polin)

• Hemostasis: Abman (Benitz)

• Developmental immunology: Benitz (Polin)

• Neurology: Rowitch (Abman)

• Special Sensory systems: Abman (Benitz)

• Pathophysiology of neonatal diseases: Polin (Benitz/Abman/Rowitch – for neuroscience)


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About the Authors

Richard Polin

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology Associate Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship

Steven Abman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Director, Pediatric Heart Lung Center, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver, Colorado

David Rowitch

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics and Neurosurgery, Chief, Division of Neonatology, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, San Francisco, California

William Benitz

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, Division of Neonatal Medicine