Umbilical Cord Management at Term and Late Preterm Birth: A Meta-analysis
Judith Gomersall, Slavica Berber, Philippa Middleton, Susan J McDonald, Susan Niermeyer, Walid El-Naggar, Peter G Davis, Georg M Schmolzer, Colleen Ovelman, Roger F Soll
PEDIATRICS | AMER ACAD PEDIATRICS | Published : 2021
CONTEXT: The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation prioritized scientific review of umbilical cord management at term and late preterm birth. OBJECTIVE: To assess effects of umbilical cord management strategies (clamping timing and cord milking) in infants ≥34 weeks' gestational age. DATA SOURCES: Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, PubMed, Embase, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and trial registries searched July 2019. STUDY SELECTION: Two authors independently assessed eligibility of randomized controlled trials. DATA EXTRACTION: Two authors independently extracted data and assessed evidence certainty (Grading of Recommendations Ass..View full abstract
Funded by the American Heart Association on behalf of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation for conduct of the systematic review and article submission. This review has also been funded in part by the Vermont Oxford Network through support of Cochrane Neonatal.