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:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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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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