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Preparing the fetus for preterm birth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8252819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Optimum perinatal outcome is only achieved by the prevention of premature birth. When preterm delivery is unavoidable, antenatal pharmacologic therapy will result in a reduction in the leading causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality, mainly respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), BPD, intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) and sepsis. These treatments combined with meticulous intrapartum management will result in significant improvements in the neonatal and long-term outcome in the premature baby.
Authors:
W J Morales
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Baillière's clinical obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0950-3552     ISO Abbreviation:  Baillieres Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1993 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-11     Completed Date:  1994-01-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710782     Medline TA:  Baillieres Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  601-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Perinatal Center, Orlando, Florida 32806.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chorioamnionitis / complications
Female
Fetal Membranes, Premature Rupture / complications
Genital Diseases, Female / complications,  microbiology
Humans
Infant Mortality
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / etiology,  mortality,  prevention & control*
Obstetric Labor, Premature / epidemiology,  etiology,  prevention & control*
Phenobarbital / therapeutic use
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / microbiology
Pregnancy Outcome
Prenatal Care / methods*
Risk Factors
Vitamin K / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
12001-79-5/Vitamin K; 50-06-6/Phenobarbital

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