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Nonimmune hydrops fetalis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10690096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hydrops fetalis is a relatively rare phenomenon that presents itself in the delivery room in an extremely acute manner. Prompt resuscitation, an understanding of the condition and its presentation, and immediate treatment can make the difference between life and death in these cases. The focus of this article is on nonimmune hydrops, the type of hydrops seen in the clinical setting. Maternal and fetal pathophysiology, current theories, diagnostic evaluations, neonatal pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, treatment options, pertinent research, and the needs of the family are discussed.
L E White
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-19     Completed Date:  2000-05-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-30     Citation Subset:  N    
NICU, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Delivery, Obstetric / methods,  nursing
Diagnosis, Differential
Hydrops Fetalis / diagnosis,  etiology,  nursing*,  physiopathology
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Nursing / methods*
Parents / education,  psychology
Resuscitation / methods,  nursing

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