The purpose of this title is to enable the doctor, the medical student and the nurse to examine the newborn baby thoroughly and confidently. In addition to the history taking, examination techniques and normal findings, a great variety of abnormal findings are also discussed and illustrated. The importance of a thorough history taking is emphasised and the general principles that apply to the examination of the newborn baby are explained. This is followed by a general examination, and a complete systematic examination of the baby.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 General principles and general examination
Chapter 3 The skull
Chapter 4 The face and neck
Chapter 5 General examination of the chest and examination of the respiratory system
Chapter 6 The cardiovascular system
Chapter 7 The abdomen
Chapter 8 The nappy area
Chapter 9 The limbs and back
Chapter 10 The neurological system
Chapter 11 Determination of gestational age
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