Exhaustively updated to reflect all of the recent sweeping developments in neonatal-perinatal medicine, this 2-volume reference will continue to set the standard. Representing a wide range of subspecialties, a team of world renowned contributors offers sound practical advice based upon the best available evidence. Volume One focuses on the field of neonatal-perinatal medicine, pregnancy disorders and their impact on the fetus, and delivery room care. Volume Two concentrates on development and disorders of organ systems.Includes over 800 illustrations which depict disorders in the clinical setting and explain complex information. Features a dual focus on neonatology and perinatology for comprehensive guidance in treating patients. Offers several new chapters including Legal Issues in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine * Neonatology in Developing Countries * Role of Positive Pressure Ventilation in Neonatal Resuscitation * Chest Compressions, Medications, and Special Problems * Environmental Influences of the Developing Neonate * and Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy. Presents the fresh perspectives of many new contributors -- including new Associate Editor Michele Walsh. Features a more consistent organization in the organ system chapters that allows for more user-friendly access to the material, plus a redesigned look throughout the book. Includes a CD-ROM that offers convenient access to the text's numerous illustrations and the ability to download to PowerPoint(R). Facilitates quick access to specific guidance through indexing in both volumes.