Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Expert Consult - Online and Print

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 2208 pages

Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, edited by Drs. Polin, Fox, and Abman, focuses on physiologic developments of the fetus and newborn and their impact on the clinical practice of neonatology. A must for practice, this 4th edition brings you the latest information on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. You'll also have easy access to the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.com.

Gain a comprehensive, state-of-the-art understanding of normal and abnormal physiology, and its relationship to disease in the fetus and newborn premature infant, from Dr. Richard Polin and other acknowledged worldwide leaders in the field. Understand the implications of fetal and neonatal physiology through chapters devoted to clinical correlation. Apply the latest insights on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. Effectively manage the consequences of intrauterine infections with three new chapters covering intrauterine infection and preterm birth, intrauterine infection and brain injury, and intrauterine infection and chronic lung disease. Access the complete contents and illustrations online at expertconsult.com - fully searchable!

Get the latest developments and a full understanding of the distinct physiology of the fetus and newborn so you can treat and manage sick newborns and preemies.

 

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Contents

Section I Genetics and Embryology
1
Section II Placenta and Intrauterine Environment
108
Section III Developmental Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics
211
Section IV Intrauterine and Postnatal Growth
302
Section V Perinatal Iron Mineral and Vitamin Metabolism
352
Section VI Lipid Metabolism
441
Section VIII Carbohydrate Metabolism
517
Section VIII Protein Metabolism
576
Contributors
vii
Preface
xxiii
Acknowledgments
xxiv
Contents
xxv
Section XIV Physiology of Gastrointestinal Tractin the Fetus and Neonate
1181
Section XV Liver and Bilirubin Metabolism
1262
Section XVI The Kidney
1307
Section XVII Fluid and Electrolyte Metabolism
1436

Section IX Thermoregulation
615
Section X Skin
671
Section XI Fetal and Neonatal Cardiovascular Physiology
696
Section XII The Lung
864
Section XIII Surfactant
1082
Index
i
Front Cover
liii
IFC
liv
Fetal And Neonatal Physiology
iii
Copyright
iv
Dedicated to
v
Section XVIII Developmental Hematopoiesis
1459
Section XIX Hemostasis
1538
Section XX Developmental Immunobiology
1553
Section XXI Neurology
1745
Section XXII Special Sensory Systems in the Fetus and Neonate
1875
Section XXIII Orthopedics
1908
Section XXIV Endocrine Function
1948
Section XXV Ovary and Testis
2014
Index
i
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