2013 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Paediatrics!
This book informs the multidisciplinary team (including maternity staff, obstetricians and materno-foetal medicine specialists) which counsel parents expecting a foetus at risk. It contains concise chapters contributed by numerous neonatal specialists in Australia. It is also useful to Midwifery, Nursing and Allied Health staff that care for mothers and babies.
The chapters cover the most common reasons for an antenatal consultation. This will range from the baby that is threatening to deliver prematurely or is severely growth restricted to those with significant abnormalities such as congenital heart disease, spina bifida or gastroschisis, etc.
Section 1: General principles Chapter 1 - The antenatal consult Chapter 2 - Conditions that require palliative care Section 2: Prematurity Chapter 3 - Preterm delivery at 22 weeks gestational age Chapter 4 - Preterm delivery at 23 weeks gestational age Chapter 5 - Preterm delivery at 24 weeks gestational age Chapter 6 - Preterm delivery at 25 weeks gestational age Chapter 7 - Preterm delivery at 26 weeks gestational age Chapter 8 - Preterm delivery at 27 weeks gestational age Chapter 9 - Preterm delivery at 28 to 32 weeks gestational age Chapter 10 - Morbidity and mortality statistics Section 3: Non-specific antenatal findings Chapter 11 - Reduced liquor volumes Chapter 12 - Polyhydramnios Chapter 13 - Hydrops Section 4: Maternal disorders that affect the fetus Chapter 14 - Maternal diabetes Chapter 15 - Maternal thyroid disease Section 5: Infection Chapter 16 - Cytomegalovirus Chapter 17 - Toxoplasmosis Chapter 18 - Herpes Chapter 19 - Varicella Chapter 20 - Human immuno-deficiency virus Chapter 21 - Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Chapter 22 - Parvovirus Section 6: Multiple pregnancy and growth problems Chapter 23 - Multiple Pregnancy Chapter 24 - Twin to twin transfusion syndrome Chapter 25 - Severe intrauterine growth restriction Section 7: Alloimmune problems Chapter 26 - Rhesus disease Chapter 27 - Feto-maternal alloimmune thrombocytopaenia Section 8: Aneuploidy Chapter 28 - Trisomy 21 Chapter 29 - Trisomy 13 and Trisomy 18 Section 9: Lung problems Chapter 30 - Congenital diaphragmatic hernia Chapter 31 - Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation Section 10: Cardiac problems Chapter 32 - Congenital heart disease Chapter 33 - Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction Chapter 34 - Transposition of the great arteries Chapter 35 - Hypoplastic left heart syndrome Chapter 36 - Other left ventricular outflow tract obstruction Chapter 37 - Dysrhythmia Section 11: Gut problems Chapter 38 - Gastroschisis Chapter 39 - Omphalocoele Chapter 40 - Oesophageal atresia Chapter 41 - Other gut atresias Chapter 42 - Echogenic bowel Section 12: Renal tract problems Chapter 43 - Renal agenesis and dysplasias Chapter 44 - Pelvicyeal dilatation Chapter 45 - Dilated bladder Section 13: Neurological problems Chapter 46 - Dandy-Walker malformation and variant Chapter 47 - Agenesis of the corpus callosum Chapter 48 - Ventriculomegaly Chapter 49 - Neural tube defects Chapter 50 - Cerebellar hypoplasia Section 14: Musculoskeletal problems Chapter 51 - Skeletal problems Chapter 52 - Talipes Chapter 53 - Fetal dyskinesia Section 15: Tumours Chapter 54 - Cystic Hygroma Chapter 55 - Teratoma - sacrococcygeal/neck Section 16: Facial clefts Chapter 56 - Cleft lip and cleft palate