ABC of Preterm Birth / Edition 1

ABC of Preterm Birth / Edition 1

by William McGuire
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727917633

ISBN-13: 9780727917638

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Preterm birth is a major challenge in perinatal health care. Most perinatal deaths occur in preterm infants, and preterm birth is an important risk factor for neurological damage, including cerebral palsy. This ABC covers all the latest information on this complex and multidisciplinary area from obstetric issues to immediate care of preterm infants, respiratory

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Overview

Preterm birth is a major challenge in perinatal health care. Most perinatal deaths occur in preterm infants, and preterm birth is an important risk factor for neurological damage, including cerebral palsy. This ABC covers all the latest information on this complex and multidisciplinary area from obstetric issues to immediate care of preterm infants, respiratory complications, and how to provide support to the parents and relatives of the preterm infant.

With its clear explanation and many illustrations, general practitioners, medical students, paediatricians starting their postgraduate training, nurses, and midwives will find ABC of Preterm Birth an excellent reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727917638
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
ABC Series, #139
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.19(d)

Table of Contents

1 Epidemiology of preterm birth.

2 Organisation and delivery of perinatal services.

3 Obstetric issues in preterm birth.

4 Immediate care of the preterm infant.

5 Moving the preterm infant.

6 Respiratory complications after preterm birth.

7 Care in the early newborn period.

8 Feeding the preterm infant.

9 Infection in the preterm infant.

10 Supporting parents in the neonatal unit.

11 Neurodevelopmental outcomes after preterm birth.

12 Evidence based care.

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