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Consequences of perinatal asphyxia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7780838     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Perinatal asphyxia occurs in 3-9 of every 1,000 births. The risk for perinatal asphyxia is present in every pregnancy. When asphyxia is diagnosed in a newborn, the effects on the infant are potentially life-threatening. Management of the asphyxia focuses on initial stabilization and support based on identified organ system dysfunction as well as support for the infant's family. Long-term outcome for the asphyxiated infant is related to the degree, duration, and resolution of organ system dysfunction.
D G Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AACN clinical issues in critical care nursing     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1046-7467     ISO Abbreviation:  AACN Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs     Publication Date:  1994 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-07-14     Completed Date:  1995-07-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9009969     Medline TA:  AACN Clin Issues Crit Care Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-5     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Asphyxia Neonatorum / complications*,  nursing
Family / psychology
Infant, Newborn
Intensive Care, Neonatal / methods*
Risk Factors

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