Essential Human Development. Essentials

  • ID: 4318797
  • Book
  • 496 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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As our understanding of the human body broadens, so does the need for a comprehensive text that encompasses all aspects of human development. Essential Human Development is a great course companion that focuses on the human life cycle, ideal for the undergraduate student new to these fields, or for qualified practitioners looking for a reference guide.

Featuring key information points and self–test assessments in each chapter, the book is organised in an accessible manner, beginning with fertilisation and embryology, then moving on to obstetric medicine, neonatal care and child health, with the final section exploring gynaecological medicine.

Ensuring that information is placed in context to aid understanding, Essential Human Development is the perfect support for the modern medical school curriculum, as well as a vital reminder of the core information needed whilst on a women or child health clinical placement.

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List of contributors ix

Preface xi

How to use your textbook xii

About the companion website xiii

Part 1: Fertilisation 1

1 Principles of development 3Sam Webster

2 The female reproductive system 12Sam Webster

3 The male reproductive system 24Sam Webster

4 Fertilisation 32Sam Webster

5 Embryology: zygote to blastocyst 38Sam Webster

6 Embryonic stem cells 43Sam Webster

Part 2: Pregnancy 49

7 Embryology 51Sam Webster

8 Physiology of pregnancy 59Sam Webster

9 Antenatal care 64Marion Beard

10 Antenatal screening and prenatal diagnosis 71Alan Treharne and Marsham Moselhi

11 Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy 82Sharif Ismail

12 Diseases in pregnancy I 89Alan Treharne and Cerys Scarr

13 Diseases in pregnancy II 94Alan Treharne, Cerys Scarr and Aleksandra Komarzyniec–Pyzik

14 Multiple pregnancy and other antenatal complications 103Marion Beard

15 Problems in late pregnancy 109Deepa Balachandran Nair

16 Fetal growth and tests of fetal wellbeing 117Maitreyee Deshpande

17 The eye in pregnancy and the newborn 122Colm McAlinden

Part 3: Birth 137

18 Normal labour 139Euan Kevelighan

19 Abnormal labour 146Franz Majoko

20 The puerperium 155Fran Hodge

21 Obstetric emergencies 162Benjamin Chisholme and Euan Kevelighan

Part 4: Neonatology 173

22 Newborn resuscitation and newborn examination 175Nitin Goel and Jamie Evans

23 Newborn feeding, jaundice and maternal diabetes 184Geraint Morris

24 The preterm infant 189Nitin Goel

25 Congenital and perinatal infection 196Ian Morris

Part 5: Childhood and adolescence 205

26 History and examination in childhood 207Shabeena Webster and Geraint Morris

27 Normal growth and developmental milestones 213Bethan Williams

28 Developmental delay 241Bethan Williams

29 Genetics 249Dana Beasley

30 Neurodevelopmental disorders 256Surekha Tuohy

31 Puberty 263Christopher Bidder

32 Non–accidental injury and neglect 271Catrin Simpson

33 Neurological problems 278Cathy White

34 Infections and immunodeficiency 292Pramodh Vallabhaneni

35 Haematology and oncology 299Pramodh Vallabhaneni

36 Congential and acquired heart disease 307Geraint Morris

37 Metabolic and endocrine disorders 319Shabeena Webster

38 Respiratory problems 333Toni Williams

39 Gastroenterology, nutrition and faltering growth 341Lakshmipriya Selvarajan

40 Renal and urinary problems 353Dana Beasley

41 Dermatology 363Rebecca Balfour

42 Rheumatology and orthopaedics 374Rebecca Balfour

43 Paediatric surgery 385Toni Williams

44 Paediatric pharmacology 391Lakshmipriya Selvarajan

Part 6: Gynaecology 395

45 Problems in early pregnancy 397Manju Nair

46 Subfertility 409Gurpreet Singh Kalra

47 Vaginal discharge, pelvic pain and endometriosis 419Aisling Carroll–Downey and Euan Kevelighan

48 Termination of pregnancy 428Sophie Walker and Jennifer Davies–Oliveira

49 Contraception 433Ruth Frazer

50 Obstetric and gynaecological operations 440Nisha Kadwadkar and Euan Kevelighan

51 The menopause 448Kinza Younas

Index 455

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Samuel Webster
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