Contents

Symbols and abbreviations

1 Antenatal care, obstetrics, and fetal medicine

2 Management at birth and routine postnatal care

3 Problems on the postnatal ward

4 Admission, discharge, and outcome

5 Fluids and electrolytes

6 Nutrition

7 Respiratory problems

8 Respiratory support

9 Cardiovascular problems

10 Gastrointestinal problems

11 Neurological problems

12 Infection

13 Metabolic problems and jaundice

14 Haematological problems

15 Nephrological and urological problems

16 Endocrinology

17 Iatrogenic problems

18 Neonatal transport

19 Family support, consent, and end of life care

20 Practical procedures

21 Normal values, therapeutic drug levels, and useful formulae

Index