This textbook is a comprehensive guide to perinatology for trainees in obstetrics, trainees in paediatrics, and neonatal nurses.
Divided into seven sections, the book covers foetal wellbeing, foetal disorders, maternal illness and effects on the foetus, obstetric conditions and effects on the foetus or newborn, congenital infections, and delivery room management. The final section discusses foetal death and still birth, and placental examination.
Each section is further divided into various chapters covering different topics relevant to that section.
Each chapter is presented in a structured manner, with objectives clearly outlined, a concluding summary, and extensive references.
Topics are covered from a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on expertise from both obstetricians and neonatologists.
The book includes online access to video lectures, notes and self assessment.