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Umbilical Cord Management for Newborns < 34 Weeks' Gestation: A Meta-analysis

Anna Lene Seidler, Gillian ML Gyte, Heike Rabe, Jose L Diaz-Rossello, Lelia Duley, Khalid Aziz, Daniela Testoni Costa-Nobre, Peter G Davis, Georg M Schmoelzer, Colleen Ovelman, Lisa M Askie, Roger Soll



CONTEXT: The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation prioritized scientific review of umbilical cord management strategies at preterm birth. OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of umbilical cord management strategies (including timing of cord clamping and cord milking) in preterm infants <34 weeks' gestation. DATA SOURCES: Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, PubMed, Embase, CINAHL, and trial registries were searched through July 2019 for randomized controlled trials assessing timing of cord clamping and/or cord milking. STUDY SELECTION: Two authors independently assessed trial eligibility, extracted data, appraised risk of bias, and assessed evidence certainty (..

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