Antenatal and neonatal screening / monograph. (Book, 2005) []
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Antenatal and neonatal screening / monograph.

Antenatal and neonatal screening / monograph.

Author: Nicholas J Wald; Ian Leck
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Pres, 2005, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This book provides an up-to-date thorough critical evaluation of antenatal and neonatal screening. Each disorder is defined and the screening tests used are analysed quantitatively. Practical  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas J Wald; Ian Leck
ISBN: 0192628267 9780192628268
OCLC Number: 862148105
Awards: Winner of Winner of the BMA Medical Book Competition 2001 - Public Health Category.
Description: xxii, 591 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword Richard Doll ; INTRODUCTION ; Principles of screening I: single tests ; Principles of screening II: multiple tests ; PART I: SCREENING FOR SPECIFIC DISORDERS ; Disorders principally affecting the fetus or neonate ; Neural Tube defects ; Down's syndrome ; X-linked disorders ; Tay-Sachs disease ; Genetic haematological disorders ; Cystic fibrosis ; Phenylketonuria and other inherited metabolic defects ; Congenital hypothyroidism ; Congenital dislocation of the hip ; Disorders affecting the mother and the fetus or neonate ; Acquired haematological disorders ; Fetal and neonatal haemolytic disease ; Infections in the fetus and newborn infant ; Maternal and fetal disorders associated with high blood pressure ; PART II: CERTAIN PROCEDURES USED IN SCREENING ; Ultrasound as an ancillary investigation in the management of pregnancy ; Ultrasound scanning for congenital abnormalities ; Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling ; Fetal blood and tissue sampling ; Continuous electronic fetal monitoring during labour ; PART III: WIDER ISSUES ; The ethics of antenatal and neonatal screening ; Conclusions
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck.
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This book gathers together a large amount of data about antenatal and neonatal screening. It is easy to consult and gives a very thorough review of antenatal and neonatal methodologies and Read more...

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