Underwater birth and neonatal respiratory distress:Authors' reply

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7505.1448 (Published 16 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1448
  1. Zainab Kassim, clinical research fellow in neonatology,
  2. Anne Greenough, professor of neonatology and clinical respiratory physiology (anne.greenough@kcl.ac.uk),
  3. Maria Sellars, consultant in radiology
  1. Department of Child Health, Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine, King's College Hospital, London SE5 9RS
  2. Department of Radiology, King's College Hospital, London

    EDITOR—Cluett et al point out that respiratory conditions can occur after any birth and in the absence of discernible antenatal fetal compromise. However, we had emphasised data that excluded other causes of neonatal respiratory distress in our case—namely, …

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