Problems on the postnatal ward

Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2017 | ISBN: 9780198703952
Published online February 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191773129 | DOI:
Problems on the postnatal ward

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Guidelines for the resuscitation of the newborn are referenced by the latest UK Resuscitation Council guidelines, with additional information on delivery management, including management of meconium-stained amniotic fluid, delayed cord clamping, umbilical cord blood gases, and common congenital abnormalities. The chapter also covers routine care of low-risk and uncomplicated newborns, with advice on risk assessment and management planning, newborn examination, and transfer to the community.

Chapter.  3918 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neonatology

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