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Development of Normal Fetal Movements [electronic resource] : The Last 15 Weeks of Gestation / by Alessandra Piontelli.

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dc.contributor.author Piontelli, Alessandra. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-03T15:31:52Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-03T15:31:52Z
dc.date.created 2015.
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.isbn 9788847053731
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/24584
dc.description XI, 145 p. 67 illus., 16 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract In the later stages of gestation, fetal functions undergo increasing change and development, preparing the fetus for the transition to its postnatal environment. Rapid maturation is witnessed in breathing, swallowing, sensory functions, sleep, and many other processes, with corresponding behavioral changes. By 35 to 40 weeks of gestation, fetuses are capable of living ex utero without support, but it is increasingly appreciated that even infants born at between 35 and 36 weeks can suffer long-term consequences. This book, which complements the author’s previous volume on development of normal fetal movements during the first 25 weeks of gestation, discusses in detail the full range of behavioral phenomena observed during the final 15 weeks of gestation, with careful analysis of their mutual relationships. A key feature is the outstanding photographic material, difficult to obtain at this late stage, and the instructive graphs that  are also included. The information provided will alert clinicians to deviations from the norm and to physiologic phenomena that can turn pathologic in infants born prematurely.
dc.description.tableofcontents Introduction -- General Movements -- Localized or Isolated Movements -- Fetal Breathing Movements and Shallow Fetal Breathing Movements -- Swallowing, Sucking, and Mouthing -- Startles, Twitches and Cloni. - Seemingly trivial fetal motions: Yawning and Hiccups -- Fetuses: Facial Motions or Facial Expressions? -- Fetal Behavioral States -- Twin Fetuses: Facts and Late-Pregnancy Twin Myths -- Fetal Sensory Abilities -- Conclusions -- Index.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Milano : Springer Milan : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-88-470-5373-1
dc.subject Medicine.
dc.subject Obstetrics.
dc.subject Radiology.
dc.subject Neurology.
dc.subject Pediatrics.
dc.subject Behavioral sciences.
dc.subject Developmental psychology.
dc.subject Medicine & Public Health.
dc.subject Obstetrics/Perinatology.
dc.subject Neurology.
dc.subject Ultrasound.
dc.subject Pediatrics.
dc.subject Developmental Psychology.
dc.subject Behavioral Sciences.
dc.subject.ddc 618.2 23
dc.subject.lcc RG499.2-991
dc.subject.lcc RG600-650
dc.subject.other Medicine (Springer-11650)
dc.title Development of Normal Fetal Movements [electronic resource] : The Last 15 Weeks of Gestation / by Alessandra Piontelli.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-88-470-5373-1
dc.identifier.bib 978-88-470-5373-1
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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