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Title Antenatal and neonatal screening / edited by Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck
Edition 2nd ed
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 591 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Tests using single markers -- Ch. 2. Tests using multiple markers -- Ch. 3. Neural tube defects -- Ch. 4 Down's syndrome -- Ch. 5. X-linked disorders -- Ch. 6. Tay-Sachs disease -- Ch. 7. Infections -- Ch. 8. Disorders associated with hyperglycaemia in pregnancy -- Ch. 9. Disorders associated with high blood pressure -- Ch. 10. Acquired haematological disorders -- Ch. 11. Genetic haematological disorders -- Ch. 12. Rhesus and other haemolytic diseases -- Ch. 13. Cystic fibrosis -- Ch. 14. Phenylketonuria and other inherited metabolic defects -- Ch. 15. Congenital hypothyroidism -- Ch. 16. Congenital dislocation of the hip -- Ch. 17. Ultrasound as an ancillary investigation in the management of pregnancy -- Ch. 18. Ultrasound scanning for congenital abnormalities -- Ch. 19. Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling -- Ch. 20. Fetal blood and tissue sampling -- Ch. 21. Continuous electronic fetal monitoring during labor -- Ch. 22. Ethics of antenatal and neonatal screening -- Ch. 23. Conclusions
Summary This work provides an up-to-date evaluation of antenatal and neonatal screening. Each disorder is defined and the screening tests used are analysed quantitatively. Guidance is given on how screening should be conducted while research needs are covered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Prenatal diagnosis.
Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Pregnancy -- Complications -- Diagnosis
Newborn screening.
Pregnancy -- Complications.
Genetic markers.
Biochemical markers.
Phenotype.
Diseases.
Diagnosis.
Diagnostic services.
Public health.
Medical care.
National health services.
Prenatal Diagnosis
Neonatal Screening
Pregnancy Complications
Genetic Markers
Mass Screening
Biomarkers
Phenotype
Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
Diagnostic Techniques, Obstetrical and Gynecological
Disease
Health Surveys
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Biological Factors
Genetic Phenomena
Diagnosis
Diagnostic Services
Public Health Practice
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Chemicals and Drugs
Data Collection
Public Health
Preventive Health Services
Phenomena and Processes
Community Health Services
Epidemiologic Methods
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms
Environment and Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Investigative Techniques
Quality of Health Care
Health Services
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
diagnosis.
public health.
Newborn infants -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Pregnancy -- Complications -- Diagnosis.
Prenatal diagnosis.
Prenatale diagnose.
Screening.
Pasgeborenen.
Form Electronic book
Author Wald, Nicholas J.
Leck, Ian.
ISBN 9780191723605
0191723606
Other Titles Antenatal & neonatal screening