Practical Neonatology - 1st Edition

Practical Neonatology

1st Edition

for MRCPCH and Beyond

Authors: Cath Harrison Alan Gibson
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

Table of Contents

Antenatally detected problems, Problems at birth and resuscitation, Common postnatal problems, Fluids & electrolytes, Problems of Prematurity, Ventilation and blood gases, X-rays, Ultrasounds, Feeds & growth, Infection.


A problem-based book on neonatology that covers commonly encountered clinical cases and discusses each one in a standard question-based format covering investigation results (e.g. blood gases, X-rays, head scans, electrolytes) with detailed answers. The focus is on common clinical problems, described as they are likely to present themselves to the inexperienced trainee doctor. Assessment and management is clearly covered, as are antenatal disorders and counselling.

Key Features

  • each chapter provides succinct overview of topic
  • cases are discussed in relation to key investigations and their results
  • essential revision text for trainee exams including MRCPCH


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About the Authors

Cath Harrison Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Neonatal Medicine, Clinical Effectiveness Lead, Yorkshire Neonatal Network, Neonatal Unit, St James's University Hosptial, Leeds, UK

Alan Gibson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Neonatal Services, Jessop Wing, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK