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ACOG Committee Opinion No. 383: Evaluation of stillbirths and neonatal deaths.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17906047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A complete evaluation of a stillbirth or neonatal death may explain the cause of death, direct further investigation of the family, and be particularly valuable in counseling parents about recurrence risks in future pregnancies. The results of the autopsy, placental examination, laboratory tests, and cytogenetic studies should be communicated to the involved clinicians and to the family of the deceased infant in a timely manner.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Consensus Development Conference; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  110     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-01     Completed Date:  2007-12-20     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  963-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Placenta / pathology
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis
Stillbirth* / genetics

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