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August 1974

Care of the High-Risk Neonate

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Division of Perinatal Medicine Container 2302 University of Colorado Medicine Center 4200 E Ninth Ave Denver, CO 80220

Am J Dis Child. 1974;128(2):266-267. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110270140042

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The textbook by Klaus and Fanaroff on the care of the high-risk neonate comes at a time when a number of texts on the general topic of perinatal medicine are being published, many with the characteristics of multiauthor publications, centered around the management of problems in an intensive care nursery. This book has attributes that I believe would make it useful to a select audience. First, as is true with many publications involving different authors for each chapter, the book contains a great deal of factual information and a very practical "how-to- do-it" approach to the common medical problems in newborn infants. By and large, each of the authors has been careful to emphasize well-established clinical practices. I believe a great deal of thought has been put into the selection of the tables and figures included both in the body of the text and in the appendix of the book;

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