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Immediate information expected by the neonatologist from the placenta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  780036     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
As the obstetrician attends to the mother and the pediatrician to the child, the placenta often tends to be ignored. Nevertheless, essential anamnestic information about the condition of a newborn infant, and especially of a premature, can be gained from careful scrutiny of the placenta and fetal membranes. This paper emphasizes the importance of gross examination of the placenta and membranes as a source of immediate information to the pediatrician within the delivery room.
Authors:
R Peltonen; T Peltonen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0009-9228     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Publication Date:  1976 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-10-02     Completed Date:  1976-10-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  743-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abruptio Placentae / pathology
Birth Weight
Extraembryonic Membranes / pathology
Female
Fetal Diseases / pathology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Organ Size
Placenta / anatomy & histology,  pathology*
Placenta Diseases / pathology*
Placental Insufficiency / pathology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Multiple
Umbilical Cord / pathology

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