The Newborn Child , 9th Edition

Author
By Peter G.B. Johnston, MB, FRCP, FRCPCH, Kristie Flood, and Karen Spinks
ISBN
9780443071591
Publication Date
15-11-2002
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  • Concise, readable text facilitates assimilation of content
  • The content is firmly evidence-based to ensure best practice
  • Colour photos illustrate important clinical conditions
  • 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.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780443071591
    Author Informaiton By Peter G.B. Johnston, MB, FRCP, FRCPCH, Formerly Consultant Paediatrician, West Dorset General Hospitals NHS Trust, Dorset, UK; Kristie Flood, Staff Nurse, Special Care Baby Unit, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK; and Karen Spinks, Senior Staff Nurse, Special Care Baby Unit, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK
    Pp Authortext Johnston, Flood & Spinks
    New to this Edition
    • Fully referenced to provide a current evidence base.
    • Updated content reflects recent guidelines, developments in intensive care, pharmacology, and hepatitis C.
    • A discussion of current issues includes vitamin K administration.
    • Additional information is provided on the care of normal babies, including the parents' perspective.
    • It provides an increased emphasis on the nursing/midwifery aspects.
    Table of Content 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
    Imprint Churchill Livingstone
    Publication Date 15-11-2002
    Pages 288
    Trim 246x189mm
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