Neonatology: A Practical Approach to Neonatal Diseases 2nd Edition 2018
This landmark book, a reference work now in its second edition, provides healthcare practitioners in neonatology with an up-to-date, comprehensive source of readily accessible practical advice that will assist in the expert management of patients and their diverse illnesses. Leading experts in their fields discuss the underlying causes and mechanisms and all aspects of the treatment of the full range of neonatal diseases and abnormalities, citing the evidence base whenever appropriate. In addition, detailed information is provided on epidemiology and fetal medicine; therapeutic issues such as the organization of care, transport services, and home care after discharge; legal issues; nutrition; and the consequences of medication use during pregnancy, maternal drug abuse and smoking, and maternal diabetes. The inclusion of summaries, tables, and carefully selected guidelines and recommendations will supply practitioners with quick references and instant solutions during daily practice. The book will be a superb resource for all involved in the care of newborn babies, including neonatologists, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, midwives, and nursing staff. It is published within the SpringerReference program, which delivers access to living editions constantly updated through a dynamic peer-review publishing process.
About the Author
Michael Weindling is Professor of Perinatal Medicine and consultant neonatologist at the University of
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom. He is Head of the School of Paediatrics at Mersey Deanery, and he is also credited with the training of many leading neonatologists and neonatal nurses throughout the NHS. Professor Weindling helped to set up the Neonatal Unit at the former Liverpool Maternity Hospital in Oxford Street in the 1980s. He had previously worked as a research fellow in neonatal medicine at Oxford after early training in London. He was appointed Consultant in Neonatal Medicine at Oxford Street hospital and Fazakerley Hospital in 1985 and senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He became a Professor in 1998. He is Honorary Fellowship of Royal College of Anaesthetists and Head of the Postgraduate School of Paediatrics. He is also Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee in the European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR). His main research interests focus on neonatology, tissue oxygenation, and prevention and treatment of acquired brain damage.