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Neonatal brachial plexus injury: Obstetrical factors and neonatal management.
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PMID:  21955969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Neonatal brachial plexus injury (BPI) is a birth outcome characterized by injury to the brachial plexus identified after delivery. Though uncommon, its potential occurrence following delivery is concerning for both the delivering clinician as well as the pediatric team. Considerable research looking at delivery factors, including forces applied at the time of delivery and management of the BPI after it has occurred, has led to a better understanding, if not a lower rate, of BPI. This information is reviewed below.
Shobha H Mehta; Bernard Gonik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1875-8894     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Rehabil Med     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
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Created Date:  2011-09-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490944     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Rehabil Med     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA.
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