Avery's Diseases of the Newborn, 8e

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9780721693477: Avery's Diseases of the Newborn, 8e
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the New Edition of this definitive text explains how to care for neonates using the very latest methods. It maintains a clinical focus while providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment techniques. Written by more than 55 specialists who are actively involved in the care of sick newborns, it serves as an authoritative reference for practitioners, a valuable preparation tool for neonatal board exams, and a useful resource for the entire neonatal care team.

  • Focuses on diagnosis and management, describing pertinent developmental physiology and the pathogenesis of neonatal problems.
  • Includes over 500 crisp illustrations that clarify important concepts and techniques.
  • Features the contributions of new editor Christine Gleason, a well-known neonatologist specializing in fetal physiology and drug/alcohol effects on the brain.
  • Discusses hot topics such as ethical decisions in the neonatal-perinatal period * maternal medical disorders of fetal significance, seizure disorders, isoimmunization, cancer and mental disorders * maternal and fetal anesthesia and analgesia * prenatal genetic diagnosis * overview of clinical evaluation of metabolic disease * neonatal pain in the 21st Century * immunology of the fetus and newborn * wonders of surfactant * long-term neurological outcomes in children with congenital heart disease * developmental biology of the hematologic system * and illustrative forms and normal values: blood, CSF, urine.
  • Features extensive cross-referencing, making it quick and easy to navigate through the organ-related sections.
  • Includes coverage of perinatology―providing a well-rounded, comprehensive approach to patient care.
  • Presents case studies designed to help readers recognize and manage cases in the office setting and asses their understanding of the topic.

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H. William Taeusch, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics, University of California; Chief of Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA; Roberta A. Ballard, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Director, Division of Neonatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and Christine A. Gleason

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