The Newborn Child

9th Edition

Authors:

  • Peter Johnston
  • Kristie Flood
  • Karen Spinks
    • Print ISBN 9780443071591

    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

    Introduction
    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
    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    264
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443071591

    About the authors

    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