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Neonatal subgaleal hemorrhage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17710955     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Subgaleal hemorrhages, although infrequent in the past, are becoming more common with the increased use of vacuum extraction. Bleeding into the large subgaleal space can quickly lead to hypovolemic shock, which can be fatal. Understanding of anatomy, pathophysiology, risk factors, differential diagnosis, and management will assist in early recognition and care of the infant with a subgaleal hemorrhage.
Julie Reid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:    2007 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-22     Completed Date:  2007-10-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-27     Citation Subset:  N    
Integris Baptist Medical Center, NICU, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / etiology
Extraction, Obstetrical / adverse effects,  methods,  standards
Fluid Therapy
Hemorrhage* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  etiology,  therapy
Infant Mortality
Infant, Newborn
Intensive Care, Neonatal
Neonatal Nursing / methods*
Neonatal Screening
Nurse's Role
Nursing Assessment / methods*
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Risk Factors
Scalp / anatomy & histology,  blood supply*
Shock, Hemorrhagic / etiology

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