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date: 26 June 2022

Chapter 1: Obstetrics

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24 RCOG. The diagnosis and treatment of malaria in pregnancy (Green-top Guideline 54B). RCOG; 2010.

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47 RCOG. Perinatal risks associated with IVF (Scientific Impact Paper No. 8). RCOG; 2012.

48 McLemon DJ et al. Clinical effectiveness of elective single versus double embryo transfer: meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials. BMJ 2010; 341:c6945. PubMed ID: 21177530.

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60 RCOG. Late intrauterine fetal death and stillbirth (Green-top Guideline 55). RCOG; 2010.

61 RCOG. Registration of stillbirths and certification for pregnancy loss before 24 weeks of gestation (Good Practice Paper 4). RCOG; 2005.

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63 RCOG. Placenta praevia accreta & vasa praevia: diagnosis and management (CG27). RCOG; 2011.

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66 NICE. Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (CG37). NICE; 2006.

67 Cooper M, Cameron S. Postpartum contraception. TOG 2018; 20:159–66.

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70 RCOG. Umbilical cord prolapse (Green-top Guideline No. 50). RCOG; 2006.

71 RCOG. Birth after previous Caesarean birth (Green-top Guideline No. 45). RCOG; 2015.

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