Health Reference Series: Congenital Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-1-80316-059-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 43
Book Status: Available
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Congenital Disorders Sourcebook, Fifth 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, reproductive organs, and chromosomal defects such as Down syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, etc.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Prenatal Concerns and Preventing Birth Defects
  • Chapter 1—What Are Birth Defects: An Overview
  • Chapter 2—Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Chapter 3—Prenatal Tests
  • Chapter 4—Substance Use and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 5—X-rays during Pregnancy: Are They Safe?
  • Chapter 6—Medications with Adverse Fetal Effects
  • Part 2. Pregnancy Health Conditions and Complications
  • Chapter 7—Maternal-Health Conditions Affecting Pregnancy
  • Chapter 8—Infectious Diseases with Adverse Fetal Effects
  • Chapter 9—Amniotic Fluid Disorders
  • Chapter 10—Umbilical Cord Abnormalities
  • Chapter 11—Other Pregnancy Complications
  • Part 3. Prematurity and Other Birth Complications
  • Chapter 12—Preterm Labor and Birth
  • Chapter 13—Complications of Prematurity
  • Chapter 14—Pregnancy Concerns with Twins and Other Multiple Births
  • Chapter 15—Labor and Delivery Concerns in Complicated Pregnancies
  • Chapter 16—What to Expect When Your Baby Is in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Chapter 17—Screening Tests for Newborns
  • Part 4. Structural Abnormalities and Functional Impairments
  • Chapter 18—Data and Statistics on Birth Defects
  • Chapter 19—Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Chapter 20—Birthmarks and Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
  • Chapter 21—Brain Defects
  • Chapter 22—Craniofacial Defects
  • Chapter 23—Digestive Tract Defects
  • Chapter 24—Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 25—Fetal Tumors
  • Chapter 26—Heart Defects
  • Chapter 27—Kidney Defects
  • Chapter 28—Liver and Pancreatic Defect: Biliary Atresia
  • Chapter 29—Musculoskeletal Defects
  • Chapter 30—Reproductive Organ Defects
  • Chapter 31—Respiratory System Defects
  • Chapter 32—Spina Bifida
  • Chapter 33—Urinary Tract Defects
  • Part 5. Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Chapter 34—Overview of Chromosome Abnormalities
  • Chapter 35—Trisomy 21: Down Syndrome
  • Chapter 36—Trisomy 18: Edwards Syndrome
  • Chapter 37—Trisomy 13: Patau Syndrome
  • Chapter 38—Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Chapter 39—Triple X Syndrome
  • Chapter 40—47, XYY Syndrome
  • Chapter 41—Turner Syndrome
  • Part 6. Living with Congenital Disorders
  • Chapter 42—Health-Care Provider's Role
  • Chapter 43—Healthy Choices to Help Prevent Birth Defects
  • Chapter 44—Genetic Counseling
  • Chapter 45—Preconception Health
  • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 46—Glossary of Terms Related to Congenital Disorders
  • Chapter 47—Congenital Disorders: Resources for Information and Support