Chapter

Neonatology

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199608300
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742712 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199608300.003.0006

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Neonatology

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Newborn life support - Perinatal definitions - Small for gestational age - Large for gestational age - Prematurity - Birth at the limit of viability - Outcome following prematurity - Basic obstetrics - Obstetric problems - Maternal disorders causing neonatal disease - Birth trauma - Non-specifically ill neonate - Neonatal jaundice - Hypoglycaemia - Neonatal seizures - The floppy infant - Hydrops foetalis - Routine care of the newborn - Milk feeding - Routine neonatal examination - Normal variations and minor abnormalities - Newborn fluid and electrolyte balance - Respiratory distress syndrome - Acute respiratory diseases - Neonatal X-rays - Neonatal respiratory support - Conventional positive pressure ventilation - High frequency oscillatory ventilation - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia - Circulatory adaptation at birth - Patent ductus arteriosus - CNS malformations - Hypoxic–ischaemic encephalopathy - Cerebral haemorrhage and ischaemia - Necrotizing enterocolitis - Neonatal infection - Transplacental (congenital infection) - Prevention of neonatal infection - Neonatal abstinence syndrome - Inborn errors of metabolism - Retinopathy of prematurity - Metabolic bone disease - Orofacial clefts - Neonatal haematology - Rh disease (rhesus haemolytic disease) - Bilirubin encephalopathy (kernicterus) - Neonatal dermatology - Perinatal death -

Chapter.  22128 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics ; Neonatology

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