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Neonatology pp 250-256 | Cite as

Physical Examination of the Newborn

  • Claudio Fabris
  • Alessandra Coscia

Abstract

A complete physical examination of every newborn should be performed by a trained neonatology care provider within 24 hours of birth. Although there is no international standard, routine examination is regarded as a good practice in the guidelines for postnatal care [1, 2, 3, 4].

Keywords

Down Syndrome Patent Ductus Arteriosus Turner Syndrome Congenital Cataract Choanal Atresia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Fabris
    • 1
  • Alessandra Coscia
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric and Adolescence Science Division of NeonatologyUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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