Essential Neonatal Medicine

Author: Sinha, Sunil


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  • ISBN: 9781119235811
  • Author: Sinha, Sunil
  • Publ Date: 2017-08-25
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 352
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 567536

Table of Contents :

Preface to the Sixth Edition vii Acknowledgements vii Preface to the First Edition viii Abbreviations ix How to use your textbook xi About the companion website xii 1 The fetus, placenta and changes at birth 1 2 Perinatal epidemiology and audit 14 3 Multiple births 19 4 Neonatal consequences of maternal conditions 25 5 Resuscitation at birth 33 6 Examination of the newborn 46 7 Birth injury 65 8 Genetic disorders 73 9 Infant feeding and nutrition 82 10 Infection in the newborn 98 11 The extreme preterm infant 114 12 The low-birthweight infant 124 13 Respiratory physiology and respiratory support 131 14 Respiratory disorders 144 15 Apnoea, bradycardia and upper airway obstruction 160 16 Cardiovascular disorders 168 17 Gastrointestinal and abdominal disorders 186 18 Renal disorders 201 19 Jaundice 210 20 Haematological disorders 221 21 Endocrine and metabolic disorders 233 22 The central nervous system 250 23 Neurodevelopmental follow-up and assessment of hearing and vision 270 24 Developmental care and the neonatal environment 277 25 Organization of perinatal services 287 26 Neonatal transport 291 27 Discharge and follow-up of high-risk infants 297 28 Parent infant attachment and support for parents of critically ill infants 306 29 Ethical issues and decision-making process in the treatment of critically ill newborn infants 311 30 End-of-life care and palliative care 316 Index 323


Providing a comprehensive yet concise guide for trainee doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives, Essential Neonatal Medicine continues to be an indispensable resource that combines the depth and breadth of a textbook with the efficiency of a revision guide. Extensively updated and full-colour throughout, this edition includes new chapters on neonatal transport and palliative care, as well as further content on pathophysiology and embryology, quality improvement and risk management, infection control, and non-invasive ventilation. With an improved artwork programme and a new glossary of terms, Essential Neonatal Medicine is ideal for all trainee health professionals new to neonatology, or looking for a comprehensive aid to support them.

Author Biography:

Sunil Sinha Professor of Paediatrics University of Durham Consultant Neonatologist James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough, UK Lawrence Miall Consultant Neonatologist Quality Lead, Leeds Children s Hospital Leeds General Infirmary Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Leeds, UK Luke Jardine Deputy Director Neonatology, Mater Mothers Hospital Senior Staff Specialist Neonatology, Mater Mothers Hospital Honorary Researcher, Mater Research Associate Professor, The University of Queensland Australia


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