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The heart in the sick fetus

Nick Archer and Nicky Manning

in Fetal Cardiology

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Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199230709
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726002 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230709.003.0022

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

The heart in the sick fetus

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Introduction 292

Maternal causes 294

Fetal causes 298

The fetus is vulnerable to a changing environment including any factors brought about by compromised maternal well-being.

Major factors determining cardiac output are discussed in other chapters ( see Chapter 13, Fetal cardiac rhythm, pp.165...

Chapter.  1589 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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