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Neonatal considerations when birth occurs at home.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8568577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Certified nurse-midwives who attend births at home have special responsibilities and need to maintain certain skills that are designed to promote neonatal well-being. These include careful screening prior to and during labor to be sure that only the lowest risk women attempt home birth, resuscitation skills more polished than those required in hospital settings, and a high degree of skill in evaluation of the newborn following birth.
M L Toepke; L L Albers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nurse-midwifery     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0091-2182     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nurse Midwifery     Publication Date:    1995 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-07     Completed Date:  1996-03-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365647     Medline TA:  J Nurse Midwifery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  529-33     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
University of New Mexico College of Nursing, Albuquerque 87131-1061, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Home Childbirth / nursing*
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Screening
Nurse Midwives*
Nursing Assessment
Patient Selection
Perinatal Care / methods*
Resuscitation / nursing

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