This latest edition provides a step by step guide in examining a newborn infant. There are eight detailed chapters covering everything from fetal development, congenital abnormalities, risks during labour and much more. Chapter six provides the reader with an easy to follow guidelines with examination of the newborn. Pictures and diagrams aids the information presented. This source is highly recommended for practitioners, midwives as well nursing staff assisting the delivery of a baby.
Avery's diseases of the newborn / Christine A. Gleason, Sherin U. Devaskar. 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, 2012
An informative, thick textbook which has been revised and updated accordingly with knowledgeable clinicians within their specialist areas. This latest edition contains 21 chapters with realistic photographs, tables, charts, diagrams and an extensive index at the end. As new research into genetics and pathophysiology of newborn is constantly evolving, keeping in line with advances in technology within the area, this has resulted in continued growth in all chapters. This well know source is highly recommended reading for junior doctors, midwives and nurses who cares for pregnant mothers and their babies.
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