Fetal and neonatal brain injury : mechanisms, management, and the risks of practice / edited by David K. Stevenson, William E. Benitz, and Philip Sunshine ; foreword by Avroy A. Fanaroff.

Contributor(s): Stevenson, David K. (David Kendal), 1949- | Sunshine, Philip, 1930- | Benitz, William E
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2003Edition: 3rd edDescription: 1 online resource (xviii, 907 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0511072252; 9780511072253; 0511119828; 9780511119828; 0511063792; 9780511063794; 9780521806916; 0521806917; 9780511544774; 0511544774Subject(s): Brain -- Diseases | Brain-damaged children | Brain -- Wounds and injuries | Fetus -- Diseases | Fetal brain -- Growth | Newborn infants -- Diseases | Newborn infants -- Wounds and injuries | MEDICAL -- Pediatrics | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health | Brain-damaged children | Brain -- Diseases | Brain -- Wounds and injuries | Fetal brain -- Growth | Fetus -- Diseases | Newborn infants -- Diseases | Newborn infants -- Wounds and injuries | Brain Injuries | Brain Injuries -- infant, newborn | Newborn infants -- diseases | Brain Diseases | Infant, Newborn | Brain Diseases -- infant, newborn | Fetal Diseases | Infant, Newborn, Diseases | Pregnancy Complications | Traumatismes de l'encéphale -- Enfant | Encéphalopathies -- Enfant | Maladies foetales | Maladies du nourrisson et du nouveau-né | Fetus | Schädel-Hirn-Trauma | Neugeborenes | Enfants atteints de lésions cérébrales | Cerveau -- Maladies chez l'enfant | Nouveau-nés -- Maladies | Foetus -- CerveauGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic book. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fetal and neonatal brain injury.DDC classification: 618.92/8 LOC classification: RG629.B73 | F456 2003ebOther classification: YG 5224 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1 Perinatal asphyxia: an overview; 2 Mechanisms of brain damage in animal models of hypoxia-ischemia in newborns; 3 Cellular and molecular biology of perinatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage; 4 Fetal responses to asphyxia; 5 Congenital malformations of the brain; 6 Prematurity and complications of labor and delivery; 7 Intrauterine growth retardation (restriction); 8 Hemorrhagic lesions of the central nervous system; 9 Maternal diseases that affect fetal development; 10 Antepartum evaluation of fetal well-being.
Summary: Now in its third edition, this is a comprehensive survey of fetal and neonatal brain injury arising from hypoxia, ischemia or other causes. The volume spans areas including epidemiology and pathogenesis, through to clinical manifestations and obstetric care, and then on to diagnosis, long-term outcomes, and medico-legal aspects.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1 Perinatal asphyxia: an overview; 2 Mechanisms of brain damage in animal models of hypoxia-ischemia in newborns; 3 Cellular and molecular biology of perinatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage; 4 Fetal responses to asphyxia; 5 Congenital malformations of the brain; 6 Prematurity and complications of labor and delivery; 7 Intrauterine growth retardation (restriction); 8 Hemorrhagic lesions of the central nervous system; 9 Maternal diseases that affect fetal development; 10 Antepartum evaluation of fetal well-being.

Now in its third edition, this is a comprehensive survey of fetal and neonatal brain injury arising from hypoxia, ischemia or other causes. The volume spans areas including epidemiology and pathogenesis, through to clinical manifestations and obstetric care, and then on to diagnosis, long-term outcomes, and medico-legal aspects.

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