The Newborn Child - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780443071591

The Newborn Child

9th Edition

Authors: Peter Johnston Kristie Flood Karen Spinks
Paperback ISBN: 9780443071591
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 15th November 2002
Page Count: 264

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This well-established, introductory text is ideal for all health professionals concerned with care of newborns. It provides in-depth information on the care of the newborn, both normal and abnormal, full-term and pre-term, and from minor to major abnormalities and illnesses. An introduction to neonatology concentrates on common conditions, and all aspects of care of the baby are covered — from the antenatal period to the end of the first month after birth.

Key Features

  • The concise, readable text facilitates the comprehension of content.
  • The content is firmly evidence-based to ensure best practices.
  • Key points listed throughout the text assist in learning and comprehension.
  • Color photos illustrate important clinical conditions.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Maternal and Fetal Health
    2. Care of the Infant at Birth
    3. Physiology of the Neonate
    4. Examination of the Newborn and Detection of Abnormality
    5. Care of the Normal Infant
    6. Pre-term Infants
    7. Intensive Neonatal Care
    8. Birth Injury and Neurological Disorders
    9. Infections
    10. Hematological Problems and Jaundice
    11. Congenital Malformations and Genetic Disorders
    12. Helping the Parents
    13. Neonatal Pharmacopeia


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    About the Author

    Peter Johnston

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Consultant Paediatrician, West Dorset General Hospitals NHS Trust, Dorset, UK Professor of Radiation Oncology and Hematology/Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

    Kristie Flood

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Staff Nurse, Special Care Baby Unit, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK

    Karen Spinks

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Staff Nurse, Special Care Baby Unit, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK