Problems on the postnatal ward

Edited by Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199228843
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598779 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Problems on the postnatal ward

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Examination of the newborn - Approach to the dysmorphic baby - Down’s syndrome - Delayed passage of meconium - Common skin problems in the newborn: naevi - Common skin problems in the newborn: other - Talipes equinovarus - Neonatal hip problems: developmental dysplasia and congenital dislocation of the hip - Lower spinal abnormalities: sacral dimples, pits, and spinal dysraphism - Management of vulnerable babies on postnatal ward - Transfer of babies to community from the postnatal ward - Care of the baby whose mother is drug dependent - Further information

Chapter.  4287 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neonatology

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