Management of the Nuchal Cord at Birth

Hutchon FRCOG, David JR (2013) Management of the Nuchal Cord at Birth. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, 1 (1). pp. 4-6.

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Background and aim: Although nuchal cord is a common occurrence at birth, there is little attention to its importance or management at birth, and teaching includes premature clamping and cutting of the cord as the common option. Although grade 1 evidence is lacking, the optimal management of the nuchal cord, the Somersault manoeuvre is not taught or included in any current guidelines. What evidence there is, presented in this review.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Midwifery&Reproductive Health J
Depositing User: jmrh jmrh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 16:58
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 16:58

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