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BMJ Case Rep. 2010 Dec 29;2010. pii: bcr1120103475. doi: 10.1136/bcr.11.2010.3475.

Life-threatening event during skin-to-skin contact in the delivery room.

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Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Abstract

After an uncomplicated term delivery, a newborn infant experienced a life-threatening even a few minutes after being born. Few such events have been described before, they may be due to suffocation; minor changes in surveillance can probably prevent these potentially devastating events.

PMID:
22802486
PMCID:
PMC3028998
DOI:
10.1136/bcr.11.2010.3475
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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