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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 40, Issue 12, pp 422–426 | Cite as

Asphyxia neonatorum

  • S. Agarwal
  • K. Chopra
  • S. Gupta
Article

Conclusion

Pethidine to the mother in labour should not be given in a dosage of more than 50 mg. as recommended.

The prompt recognition and management of asphyxiated babies would prevent brain damage.

The 1-minute Apgar score is important for management of the baby and the 5-minute score as an indication of possible neurological damage.

The number of abnormal deliveries should be reduced.

Keywords

Apgar Score Pethidine Caesarian Section Placenta Praevia Baby Clinic 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Agarwal
    • 1
  • K. Chopra
    • 1
  • S. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.New Delhi

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