Congenital Disorders Ssourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816145
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816145
  • DDC: 616.04323
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 664 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Consumer health information about nonhereditary birth defects and disorders, including facts about prevention and treatment options. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

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