Health Reference Series: Congenital Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Mullin, Greg
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1613-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 53
Book Status: Available
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Congenital Disorders Sourcebook, Fourth Edition describes the most common types of nonhereditary birth defects and disorders related to prematurity, gestational injuries, prenatal and perinatal infections, maternal health conditions during pregnancy, and birth complications, including cerebral palsy, cleft lip and palate, fetal alcohol syndrome, spina bifida, and disorders of the heart, brain, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, urinary tract, and reproductive organs. Causes, prevention strategies, and diagnostic tests are explained, and innovative treatment strategies, including fetal surgery, are described.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Prenatal Concerns and Preventing Birth Defects
  • Chapter 1— What Are Birth Defects: An Overview
  • Chapter 2— Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Section 2.1—Prenatal Care
  • Section 2.2— Healthy Eating during Pregnancy
  • Section 2.3— Folic Acid: An Important Part of a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Section 2.4— Vaccinations for a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Chapter 3— Prenatal Tests
  • Chapter 4— Substance Use and Pregnancy
  • Section 4.1— Substance Use and Risks during Pregnancy
  • Section 4.2— Alcohol Use and Pregnancy
  • Section 4.3— Tobacco Use and Pregnancy
  • Section 4.4— Marijuana and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 5— Environmental Risks and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 6— X-Rays during Pregnancy: Are They Safe?
  • Chapter 7— Medications with Adverse Fetal Effects
  • Section 7.1— Pregnancy and Medicines: Basic Facts
  • Section 7.2—Antiretroviral Drugs
  • Section 7.3—Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Section 7.4—Thalidomide
  • Section 7.5— New Research in Medications Affecting Fetal Health
  • Chapter 8— Maternal Health Conditions Affecting Pregnancy
  • Section 8.1— Common Maternal Health Conditions
  • Section 8.2—Asthma
  • Section 8.3— Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy
  • Section 8.4— Diabetes and Pregnancy
  • Section 8.5— Epilepsy and Pregnancy
  • Section 8.6— Iron-Deficiency Anemia
  • Section 8.7— Obesity and Pregnancy
  • Section 8.8—Phenylketonuria and Pregnancy
  • Section 8.9— Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 9— Infectious Diseases with Adverse Fetal Effects
  • Section 9.1— Prevent Infections during Pregnancy
  • Section 9.2—Chickenpox
  • Section 9.3— Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Pregnancy
  • Section 9.4— Listeriosis and Pregnancy
  • Section 9.5—Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus
  • Section 9.6— Rubella (German Measles) and Pregnancy
  • Section 9.7—Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Pregnancy
  • Section 9.8—Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy
  • Section 9.9— Zika and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 10— Amniotic Fluid Disorders
  • Section 10.1—Oligohydramnios
  • Section 10.2—Polyhydramnios
  • Chapter 11— Umbilical Cord Abnormalities
  • Chapter 12— Other Pregnancy Complications
  • Section 12.1— Amniotic Band Syndrome
  • Section 12.2— Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
  • Section 12.3— Rh Incompatibility
  • Part II: Prematurity and Other Birth Complications
  • Chapter 13— Preterm Labor and Birth
  • Chapter 14— Complications of Prematurity
  • Section 14.1— Apnea of Prematurity
  • Section 14.2—Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Section 14.3—Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) of the Newborn
  • Section 14.4— Jaundice and Kernicterus
  • Section 14.5— Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Section 14.6— Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)
  • Section 14.7— Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Section 14.8— Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
  • Chapter 15— Pregnancy Concerns with Twins andOther Multiple Births
  • Section 15.1— Twins, Triplets, and Other Multiples
  • Section 15.2— Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion (TRAP) Sequence
  • Section 15.3— Unequal Placental Sharing
  • Chapter 16— Labor and Delivery Concerns in Complicated Pregnancies
  • Chapter 17— Screening Tests for Newborns
  • Section 17.1— Newborn Screening Tests: What You Need to Know
  • Section 17.2— Apgar Score
  • Section 17.3— Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Section 17.4— Pulse Oximetry Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects
  • Chapter 18— Perinatal Infections
  • Section 18.1— Group B Streptococcal Infection
  • Section 18.2— Hepatitis B
  • Section 18.3— Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Chapter 19— What to Expect When Your Baby Is in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Part III: Structural Abnormalities and Functional Impairments
  • Chapter 20— Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Chapter 21— Birthmarks and Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
  • Chapter 22— Brain Defects
  • Section 22.1— Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum (ACC)
  • Section 22.2—Anencephaly
  • Section 22.3— Cerebral Palsy
  • Section 22.4— Chiari Malformation (CM)
  • Section 22.5— Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  • Section 22.6—Encephalocele
  • Section 22.7—Hydrocephalus
  • Section 22.8—Microcephaly
  • Chapter 23— Craniofacial Defects
  • Section 23.1— Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia
  • Section 23.2— Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Section 23.3—Craniosynostosis
  • Section 23.4— Moebius Syndrome
  • Section 23.5— Goldenhar Disease
  • Section 23.6— Hemifacial Microsomia (HFM)
  • Section 23.7— Klippel-Feil Syndrome (KFS)
  • Section 23.8— Anotia and Microtia
  • Section 23.9— Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS)
  • Chapter 24— Digestive Tract Defects
  • Section 24.1— Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)
  • Section 24.2— Esophageal Atresia
  • Section 24.3—Gastroschisis
  • Section 24.4— Hirschsprung Disease (HD)
  • Section 24.5— Imperforate Anus
  • Section 24.6— Jejunal Atresia
  • Section 24.7— Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome (MMIHS)
  • Section 24.8—Omphalocele
  • Chapter 25— Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
  • Chapter 26— Fetal Tumors
  • Chapter 27— Heart Defects
  • Section 27.1— Aortic Valve Stenosis (AVS)
  • Section 27.2— Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Section 27.3— Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Section 27.4— dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries (d-TGA)
  • Section 27.5— Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
  • Section 27.6— Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)
  • Section 27.7— Pulmonary Atresia
  • Section 27.8— Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
  • Section 27.9— Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR)
  • Section 27.10— Tricuspid Atresia
  • Section 27.11— Truncus Arteriosus
  • Section 27.12— Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)
  • Chapter 28— Kidney Defects
  • Section 28.1— Ectopic Kidneys
  • Section 28.2— Horseshoe Kidney (Renal Fusion)
  • Section 28.3—Hydronephrosis
  • Section 28.4— Kidney Dysplasia
  • Section 28.5— Renal Agenesis
  • Chapter 29— Liver and Pancreatic Defects
  • Section 29.1— Biliary Atresia
  • Section 29.2— Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Chapter 30— Musculoskeletal Defects
  • Section 30.1— Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC)
  • Section 30.2—Clubfoot
  • Section 30.3— Fibrous Dysplasia (FD)
  • Section 30.4— Other Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Section 30.5—Torticollis
  • Section 30.6— Upper and Lower Limb Reduction Defects
  • Chapter 31— Reproductive Organ Defects
  • Section 31.1— Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Section 31.2—Hypospadias
  • Section 31.3— Inguinal Hernia
  • Section 31.4—Cryptorchidism (Undescended Testicle)
  • Section 31.5—Mayer-Rokitansky-KüsterHauser (MRKH) Syndrome
  • Section 31.6— Vaginal Agenesis, Obstruction, Fusion, and Duplication
  • Chapter 32— Respiratory System Defects
  • Section 32.1— Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Section 32.2—Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Chapter 33— Spina Bifida
  • Section 33.1— Spina Bifida: Basic Facts
  • Section 33.2— Spina Bifida: Health Issues and Treatments
  • Chapter 34— Urinary Tract Defects
  • Section 34.1—Megaureter
  • Section 34.2— Urachal Cyst
  • Section 34.3— Urine Blockage in Newborns
  • Section 34.4— Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Part IV: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 35— Glossary of Terms Related to Congenital Disorders
  • Chapter 36— Congenital Disorders: Resources for Information and Support