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Clinical care of pregnant and postpartum women with COVID-19: Living recommendations from the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

Joshua P Vogel, Britta Tendal, Michelle Giles, Clare Whitehead, Wendy Burton, Samantha Chakraborty, Saskia Cheyne, Teena Downton, David Fraile Navarro, Glenda Gleeson, Adrienne Gordon, Jenny Hunt, Jackie Kitschke, Steven McDonald, Nolan McDonnell, Philippa Middleton, Tanya Millard, Melissa Murano, Jeremy Oats, Rhiannon Tate Show all

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology | WILEY | Published : 2020


To date, 18 living recommendations for the clinical care of pregnant and postpartum women with COVID-19 have been issued by the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce. This includes recommendations on mode of birth, delayed umbilical cord clamping, skin-to-skin contact, breastfeeding, rooming-in, antenatal corticosteroids, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, disease-modifying treatments (including dexamethasone, remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine), venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and advanced respiratory support interventions (prone positioning and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation). Through continuous evidence surveillance, these living recommendations are updated in near r..

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Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge our Funders: Australian Government Department of Health, Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services, The Ian Potter Foundation, Walter Cottman Endowment Fund, managed by Equity Trustees, Lord Mayors' Charitable Foundation.