Small study finds blood-related benefits in umbilical cord milking

08/19/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

The need for blood transfusions was lower, though not significantly, when umbilical cord milking was performed before clamping after extremely preterm births, according to a study involving 75 infants. Intraventricular bleeding was less likely among infants after cord blood milking, and hematocrit levels were higher, researchers reported in the Journal of Perinatology.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs - Promotional Review
Novo Nordisk
Princeton, NJ
Chief Executive Officer
UCare Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Program Coordinator/Lecturer for the Regulatory Science program
Johns Hopkins University
Washington, DC