Providing a comprehensive yet concise guide for trainee doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives, Essential Neonatal Medicine continues to be an indispensable resource that combines the depth and breadth of a textbook with the efficiency of a revision guide. Extensively updated and full-colour throughout, this edition includes new chapters on neonatal transport and palliative care, as well as further content on pathophysiology and embryology, quality improvement and risk management, infection control, and non-invasive ventilation. With an improved artwork programme and a new glossary of terms, Essential Neonatal Medicine is ideal for all trainee health professionals new to neonatology, or looking for a comprehensive aid to support them.
Sunil Sinha Professor of Paediatrics University of Durham Consultant Neonatologist James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough, UK Lawrence Miall Consultant Neonatologist Quality Lead, Leeds Children s Hospital Leeds General Infirmary Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Leeds, UK Luke Jardine Deputy Director Neonatology, Mater Mothers Hospital Senior Staff Specialist Neonatology, Mater Mothers Hospital Honorary Researcher, Mater Research Associate Professor, The University of Queensland Australia
Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1 The fetus, placenta and changes at birth 2 Perinatal epidemiology and audit 3 Multiple births 4 Neonatal consequences of maternal conditions 5 Resuscitation at birth 6 Examination of the newborn 7 Birth injury 8 Genetic disorders 9 Infant feeding and nutrition 10 Infection in the Newborn 11 The extreme preterm infant 12 The low-birthweight infant 13 The Respiratory System; physiology and respiratory support 14 Respiratory disorders 15 Apnoea, bradycardia and upper airway obstruction 16 Cardiovascular disorders 17 Gastrointestinal and abdominal disorders 17 Gastrointestinal and abdominal disorders 18 Renal disorders 19 Jaundice 20 Haematological disorders 21 Endocrine and metabolic disorders 22 The Central Nervous System 23 Neurodevelopmental follow-up and assessment of hearing and vision 24 Developmental care and the neonatal environment 25 Organization of perinatal services 26 Neonatal Transport 27 Discharge and follow-up of high-risk infants 28 Parent infant attachment and support for parents of critically ill infants 29 Ethical issues and decision-making process in the treatment of critically ill newborn infants 30 End of Life Care and Palliative Care Index, xxx