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Prenate and Neonate
An Illustrated Guide to the Transition to Extrauterine Life
by Gian Carlo Di Renzo

Prenate and Neonate provides an important visual guide to the correct diagnosis of the newborn. It will be a valuable aid to many obstetricians and others involved in the health management of infants.

Features:

  • Analysis of the biology and physiology of both fetal life in the womb through to the newborn infant
  • Details of problematic birth procedures such as shoulder dystocia and breech presentation, and the subeequent complications that arise from them
  • Excellently illustrated sections highlighting both Cesarean and normal delivery, as well as vacuum extraction
  • Methods used by intensive neonatal care units to ensure the physiological welfare of the newborn

Contents

The Prenate

  • The path
  • Pathophysiology of labor
  • The placenta
  • Mechanisms of normal labor in cephalic presentation
  • Breech presentation and delivery
  • Episiotomy
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Vacuum extraction
  • Forceps delivery
  • Cesarean section
  • Hypoxia and intrapartum fetal monitoring
  • Techniques of intrapartum fetal surveillance
    Cardiotocography
    Pulse oximetry
    ST waveform analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram

The Neonate

  • Physiology of transition
    Respiratory and circulatory functions
    Metabolic regulation
    Gut and liver function
    Renal and fluid electrolyte adaptations

  • Postnatal care
    Starting in the delivery room
    Neonatal transportation
    The neonatal care unit

Index

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Prenate and Neonate
An Illustrated Guide to the Transition to Extrauterine Life
by Gian Carlo Di Renzo

2006 136 pages $138.95 + shipping
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