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Appraisal of Meconium at Delivery: A look at intervention strategies.
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PMID:  21221284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A critical appraisal of the scientific literature on managing mesconium in labor identified 15 studies which were used to evaluate intervention strategies. Only four were randomized trials: two on the use of amnioinfusion in labor, one on the technique of bulb versus DeLee catheter suction of the newborn, and one on the need for endotracheal intubation and suction in meconium-stained neonates. Current practice is dictated by the most favorable tradeoff between benefit and risk because of limited scientific evidence.
B A Paes; P Thompson
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0008-350X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
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Created Date:  2011-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0120300     Medline TA:  Can Fam Physician     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2143-54     Citation Subset:  -    
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