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Epidemiology of preterm birth: Delayed cord clamping used to be taught and practised

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 25 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1287
  1. David J R Hutchon, consultant obstetrician (
  1. Memorial Hospital, Darlington DL3 6HX

    EDITOR—Tucker and McGuire point out that modern perinatal care and the specific interventions of antenatal steroids and exogenous surfactant have contributed to the improved outcomes for very preterm infants.1 As an obstetric registrar in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, in …

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