Congenital Malformations: Evidence-Based Evaluation and Management

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McGraw Hill Professional, 6 nov. 2007 - 364 páginas

A concise, clinically-focused guide to the evaluation and management of infants with congenital malformations

Congenital Malformations is a comprehensive, practical text that highlights key perspectives on the medical management of infants with malformations. With its convenient system-based organization and evidence-based approach, this clinically-focused guide is designed to optimize the utilization of limited diagnostic resources. Easy-to-follow algorithms and tables enable you to rapidly identify and manage the many different malformations that commonly present in clinical practice, such as cleft lip, cardiac septal defects, and skeletal dysplasias.

Features:

  • Succinct, high-yield coverage allows for efficient review of the most common malformations
  • Evidence-based orientation provides up-to-date, clinically relevant diagnostic and treatment recommendations that are based on a meticulous review of the scientific literature
  • Consistent templated format delivers easily accessible information on:
  • Epidemiology/Etiology
  • Clinical Presentation
  • Associated Malformations and Syndromes
  • Evaluation
  • Management and Prognosis
  • Genetic counseling
  • Organized by malformation rather than syndrome - for a clear, easy-to-follow diagnostic guide
 

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Índice

Central Nervous System Malformations
39
Craniofacial Malformations
91
Respiratory Malformations
133
Cardiac Malformations
171
Gastrointestinal Malformations
215
Renal Malformations
251
Skeletal Malformations
283
Miscellaneous Malformations
331
Glossary of Genetic Terms
363
Web Resources
375
Index
379
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Sobre el autor (2007)

Praveen Kumar, MD is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, and Attending Neonatology Physician at the renowned Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Barbara Burton, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, and a clinical geneticist at Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is a specialist in inborn errors of metabolism.

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