Multiple pregnancy : the management of twin and triplet pregnancies in the antenatal period

This guideline contains recommendations specific to twin and triplet pregnancies and covers the following clinical areas: optimal methods to determine gestational age and chorionicity; maternal and fetal screening programmes to identify structural abnormalities, chromosomal abnormalities and feto-fe...

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Corporate Authors: National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (Great Britain), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (Great Britain), Royal College of Midwives (Great Britain)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London RCOG Press at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2011, 2011
Series:NICE clinical guidelines
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This guideline contains recommendations specific to twin and triplet pregnancies and covers the following clinical areas: optimal methods to determine gestational age and chorionicity; maternal and fetal screening programmes to identify structural abnormalities, chromosomal abnormalities and feto-fetal transfusion syndrome (FFTS), and to detect intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR); the effectiveness of interventions to prevent spontaneous preterm birth; and routine (elective) antenatal corticosteroid prophylaxis for reducing perinatal morbidity. The guideline also advises how to give accurate, relevant and useful information to women with twin and triplet pregnancies and their families, and how best to support them
Item Description:"September 2011.". - "Royal College of Midwives."
Physical Description:1 PDF file (230 p.) ill