Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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