Congenital Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

  • Sandra Judd
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812964
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812963
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Congenital Disorders Sourcebook, Second Edition, provides basic consumer health information about the most common types of nonhereditary birth defects and disorders related to prematurity, gestational injuries, congenital infections, and birth complications, including disorders of the heart, brain, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, urinary tract, and reproductive system, craniofacial disorders, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and fetal alcohol syndrome, and detailing the causes, diagnostic tests, and treatments for each.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Prenatal Concerns and Preventing Birth Defects.
2: What Are Birth Defects: An Overview.
3: Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy.
4: Prenatal Tests.
5: Substance Use and Pregnancy.
6: Environmental Risks and Pregnancy.
7: X-Rays During Pregnancy: Are They Safe?.
8: Medications with Adverse Fetal Effects.
9: Maternal Health Conditions Affecting Pregnancy.
10: Infectious Diseases with Adverse Fetal Effects.
11: Amniotic Fluid Disorders.
12: Placental Disorders.
13: Umbilical Cord Abnormalities.
14: Other Pregnancy Complications.
15: Fetal Surgery and Other Fetal Treatment Techniques.
16: Prematurity and Other Birth Complications.
17: Premature Labor.
18: Complications of Prematurity.
19: Pregnancy Concerns with Twins and Other Multiple Births.
20: Labor and Delivery Concerns in Complicated Pregnancies.
21: Screening Tests for Newborns.
22: Perinatal Infections.
23: What to Expect When Your Baby Is in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
24: Structural Abnormalities and Functional Impairments.
25: Arteriovenous Malformations.
26: Birthmarks.
27: Brain Defects.
28: Craniofacial Defects.
29: Digestive Tract Defects.
30: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
31: Fetal Tumors.
32: Heart Defects.
33: Kidney Defects.
34: Liver and Pancreatic Defects.
35: Musculoskeletal Defects.
36: Reproductive Organ Defects.
37: Respiratory System Defects.
38: Spina Bifida.
39: Urinary Tract Defects.
40: Additional Help and Information.
41: Glossary of Terms Related to Congenital Disorders.
42: Congenital Disorders: Resources for Information and Support.