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Effects Smoking on the Fetus : Oxford Medical Publications - David Poswillo

Effects Smoking on the Fetus

Oxford Medical Publications

By: David Poswillo (Editor), Eva Alberman (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 13th August 1992
ISBN: 9780192622600
Number Of Pages: 244

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This book analyzes the effects of parental smoking on all aspects of reproduction and child development. With contributions from respected and authoritative specialists, it includes new research findings and new methods of data analysis, with particular emphasis on social class factors. The authors discuss how smoking affects placental, fetal, and child development. Important subjects covered include the relationships between smoking and pre-eclampsia, ectopic pregnancy. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and respiratory disease in children. The final chapters discuss research related to health education and the prevention of maternal smoking. This comprehensive volume will be of interest to obstetricians, pediatricians, epidemiologists, and those involved in public health medicine.

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'an important and intriguing book, well worth reading' Ruth Gilbert, Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Vol. 35, No. 1, January 1993

Introduction to Toxicity
Evidence for Reduced Fecundity in Female Smokers
Ectopic Pregnancy and Smoking: Confounding or Causality?
Effects of Maternal Tobacco Smoke Inhalation on Early Embryonic Growth
The effects of Maternal Cigarette Smoking on Placental Structure and Function in Mid- to Late Gestation
The Effect of Smoking on Oxygen Transfer and Placental Circulation
Smoking and Pre-Eclampsia
The Effects of Smoking on Fetal Growth: Evidence for a Threshold, the Importance of a Brand of Cigarette, and Interaction with Alcohol and Caffeine Consumption
A Preliminary Analysis of Interactions Between Smoking and Infant Feeding
Parental Smoking and Respiratory Problems in Childhood
Antenatal Smoking, Postnatal Passive Smoking, and the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Exposure to Passive Cigarette Smoking and Child Development
Prevention of Smoking in Pregnancy
Prenatal Smoking Interventions
Anti-Smoking Intervention During Pregnancy: Impact on Smoking Behavior and Birth Weight
Measuring Serum Cotinine to Aid in Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy and to Enhance Assessment of Smoking-Related Fetal Morbidity
Summary and Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780192622600
ISBN-10: 0192622609
Series: Oxford Medical Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 13th August 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.54