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Fetal and neonatal secrets, 3d ed.


Fetal and neonatal secrets, 3d ed.

Ed. by Richard A. Polin and Alan R. Spitzer.

Elsevier Mosby


558 pages



Polin (pediatrics, Columbia U.) and Spitzer, a pediatrician, bring together pediatricians, obstetricians and gynecologists, neonatologists, and other specialists from the US, who answer questions about common and uncommon fetal and neonatal diseases for medical students and trainees. Following a list of the top 100 secrets in the field, chapters cover care of the term infant; fetal growth and development; obstetric issues, labor, and delivery; family-centered and developmental care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); the NICU environment and infection control; and questions in various subspecialties, from cardiology to ophthalmology to pain management.

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Date:Dec 1, 2013
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