Neonatology & Perinatology

Description :

Neonatology means knowledge of the human newborn. The term was coined by Alexander Schaffer, whose book on the subject, Diseases of the Newborn, was first published in 1960. The newborn is heir to so many problems, and his or her physiology is so unique and rapidly changing that all conditions of the newborn should come within the concern of the new and expanding discipline of neonatology concern of the new and extending order of neonatology.
The branch of medicine which will mainly focus the health condition of mother and fetus prior or during and shortly after pregnancy is called as perinatology and it is also known as Maternal–fetal medicine. The perinatology involves the prenatal tests and also provides treatment and performs the surgeries.