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Rh Isoimmunization

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

  1. 1.

    Rh isoimmunization represents a maternal antibody response to immunologically incompatible fetal blood.

     
  2. 2.

    Rh isoimmunization is a preventable outcome of maternal–fetal Rh incompatibility.

     
  3. 3.

    Fetal blood should be considered Rh positive unless documented otherwise.

     

Keywords

Maternal Antibody Fetal Lung Maturity High Velocity Blood Flow High Velocity Blood Fetal Transfusion 
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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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