Guidelines for Perinatal Care (8th Edition)
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 AAP and ACOG, this unique resource addresses the full spectrum of perinatal medicine from obstetric and pediatric standpoints.
New section on suggested levels of maternal care from birth centers to level IV institutions
New sections on screening for preterm delivery risk added to chapter on antepartum care
New topics covered include the timing of cord clamping, the need (or not) for bedrest, and updates in hypertension.
Guidance regarding postpartum contraception recommendations has been expanded
New sections on mosquito-borne illnesses (including Zika)
New section infections with high risk infection control issues
Updated recommendations on neonatal resuscitation, screening and management of hyperbilirubinemia, and neonatal drug withdrawal.
Organization of Perinatal Health Care
Inpatient Perinatal Care Services
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Maternal and Neonatal Interhospital Transfer
Intrapartum Care of the Mother
Postpartum Care of the Mother
Medical and Obstetric Complications
Care of the Newborn
Neonatal Complications and Management of High-Risk Infants
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