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Kirpalani (pediatrics, U. of Pennsylvania) et al. introduce those who work in the neonatal ICU, including pediatric residents and trainees, junior radiologists, and nurse practitioners, to radiology in neonates. Contributed by neonatal, radiology, obstetrics, and pediatric specialists from North America, the UK, and Australia, the 13 chapters overview the principles of radiological investigation of the neonate, including a team approach to imaging; evidence-based use of imaging and issues of reliability and validity; and images and description of indications, appearances, and interpretation common to neonatal pathology, in various body systems and for congenital heart disease, metabolic diseases, prenatal screening, placement of catheters and tubes, and antenatal diagnosis of selected defects. This edition has updated images, expanded chapters on cardiovascular problems, bone, and prenatal ultrasound; and new chapters on clinical utility of procedures, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), metabolic and inborn errors of metabolism, and antenatal diagnosis of common abnormalities. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
"This fully revised new edition of a popular practical guide provides a concise introduction to radiology in neonates, covering the full range of problems likely to be encountered in the neonatal ICU. The material is presented in atlas format, with concise text descriptions to provide a quick overview of the indications, utility, appearances and interpretation of images of common neonatal pathology. Numerous high-quality images enable easy 'matching' with clinical cases faced by the reader. New to this edition: Images updated throughout to reflect improvements in equipment and scanning techniques Expanded chapters on cardiovascular problems, bone and prenatal ultrasound New chapters on clinical utility of procedures, metabolic and inborn errors of metabolism, and antenatal diagnosis of common abnormalities Concise and practical, this is an essential training resource for all those who work in the neonatal ICU, including pediatric residents and trainees, junior radiologists and nurse practitioners"--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 257
Sub-Genre: Diagnostic Imaging
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Street Date: January 16, 2012
Item Number (DPCI): 248-69-0361