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The Newborn Child

Churchill Livingstone Title
ISBN: 9780443071591

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The Newborn Child , 9th Edition

By Peter G.B. Johnston, MB, FRCP, FRCPCH, Kristie Flood, and Karen Spinks

288 pages
Trim Size 7 1/4 X 10 1/5 in
Copyright 2003
$90.95, Paperback, Reference

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This is the ninth edition of a well-established, introductory text providing in-depth information on the care of the newborn, both normal and abnormal, full-term and pre-term, from minor to major abnormalities and illnesses. It provides an introduction to neonatology, concentrating on common conditions,for all health professionals concerned with care of the newborn.

Key Features

  • The concise, readable text facilitates the comprehension of content.
  • The content is firmly evidence-based to ensure best practices.
  • Key points listed throughout the text assist in learning and comprehension.
  • Color photos illustrate important clinical conditions.
  • New to this Edition

  • The text is now fully referenced to give recent evidence base
  • Fully updated in line with recent guidelines e.g. resuscitation
  • Recent developments in intensive care (particularly of preterm neonates) and pharmacology
  • More about the care of normal babies, including the parents' perspective
  • Increased emphasis on the nursing/midwifery aspects
  • New material on neonatal encephalopathy; genetic disorders; social and psychological care of the family
  • Readership

    Student and practising neonatal nurses and midwives, trainee paediatricians.

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    Author Information

    By Peter G.B. Johnston, MB, FRCP, FRCPCH, Formerly Consultant Paediatrician, West Dorset General Hospitals NHS Trust, Dorset, UK; Kristie Flood, Staff Nurse, Special Care Baby Unit, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK; and Karen Spinks, Senior Staff Nurse, Special Care Baby Unit, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK

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