Health Reference Series: Congenital Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1295-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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.

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