Guidelines for Perinatal Care

Guidelines for Perinatal Care

  • ISBN-13: 9781610020879
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The gold-standard guide from the AAP and ACOG -- newly updated and more valuable than ever! Significantly revised and updated, the new 8th edition of this bestselling manual provides the latest recommendations on quality care of pregnant women, their fetuses, and their newborn infants. Jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), this unique resource addresses the full spectrum of perinatal medicine from both the obstetric and pediatric standpoints.New in the 8th editon:New section on suggested levels of maternal care from birth centers to Level IV institutionsNew sections on screening for preterm delivery risk added to chapter on antepartum careNew topics covered include the timing of cord clamping, the need (or not) for bedrest, and updates in hypertensionGuidance regarding postpartum contraception recommendations has been expandedNew section on mosquito-borne illnesses (including Zika)New section on infections with high-risk infection control issuesUpdated recommendations on neonatal resuscitation, screening and management of hyperbilirubinemia, and neonatal drug withdrawal.

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