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Problems on the postnatal ward 

Problems on the postnatal ward
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Problems on the postnatal ward
Author(s):

Grenville Fox

, Nicholas Hoque

, and Timothy Watts

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198703952.003.0003
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date: 11 December 2019

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.

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