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September 26, 2001

NeonatologyCare of the High-Risk Neonate

Author Affiliations

Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorDavid H.MorseMS, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media


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by Marshall H. Klaus and Avroy A. Fanaroff, 5th ed, 632 pp, $57.50, ISBN 0-72196-7729-0, Philadelphia, Pa, WB Saunders, 2001.

JAMA. 2001;286(12):1515-1516. doi:10.1001/jama.286.12.1515-JBK0926-4-1

For most neonatologists, previous editions of Klaus and Fanaroff's Care of the High-Risk Neonate represented their introduction to neonatal intensive care. I remember reading the first edition as a junior medical student on my pediatrics rotation, marveling at the simplicity, clarity, and applicability of the book to an evolving subspecialty. Like neonatology itself, the text has grown substantially over the years, from 358 to 632 pages, yet it retains the format and easy readability of the first edition.

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