Regionalization: Issues in Intensive Care for High Risk Newborns and Their Families

Regionalization: Issues in Intensive Care for High Risk Newborns and Their Families

by Claire S. Rudolph, Susan R. Barker
     
 

Within the past two decades, dramatic advances in medical technology have led to a complete restructuring of medical care services for pregnant women and their newborns. Regionalization provides a full accountant of this new system known as regionalized perinatal care. Perinatologists, epidemiologists, public health administrators, and anyone involved with maternal

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Overview

Within the past two decades, dramatic advances in medical technology have led to a complete restructuring of medical care services for pregnant women and their newborns. Regionalization provides a full accountant of this new system known as regionalized perinatal care. Perinatologists, epidemiologists, public health administrators, and anyone involved with maternal-child care will find in this book, practical answers to their questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275925475
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/05/1987
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Trends in Neonatal and Infant Mortality

Public and Private Sector Responses to the Issue of Maternal and Child Health

Planning the Implementation of a Regional Perinatal Program in Central New York

Risk Assessment

Specialized Prenatal Services, and Delivery

Transport System

Regional Neonatal Intensive Care

Manageing a High Risk Infant at Home

Prospects for the Future

Appendix

Bibliography

Index

About the Authors

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