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Clinical Implications of Perinatal Depression.
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PMID:  10617406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The evaluation of the depressed newborn as a possible role in intrapartum asphyxia must be based on the objective findings of the fetal heart rate tracing, umbilical cord blood gas, and newborn neurologic function. Using these points as a basis for long-term followup, the following principles have been elucidated: Intrapartum asphyxia is an uncommon cause of childhood neurologic disfunction, the intrapartum insult necessary to cause long-term neurologic dysfunction is profound, and the child who does not manifest encephalopathy in the newborn period will not suffer long-term neurologic dysfunction that can be attributed to intrapartum asphyxia.
T M Goodwin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0889-8545     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet. Gynecol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1999 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-23     Completed Date:  1999-12-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709551     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  711-23, vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles.
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MeSH Terms
Acid-Base Imbalance* / blood,  complications
Apgar Score*
Asphyxia Neonatorum* / blood,  complications
Blood Gas Analysis
Fetal Hypoxia* / blood,  complications
Infant, Newborn
Nervous System Diseases / etiology

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