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Children born after elective C-section have a greater risk of respiratory problems and hypoglycemia - most likely due to a lower concentration of stress hormones compared to children born vaginally. Hypothesis: can we eliminate or reduce the risk of respiratory distress and hypoglycaemia by administrating adrenaline to the newborn.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Hvidovre University Hospital
Hvidovre University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:44:46-0400
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A species of PNEUMOVIRUS causing an important respiratory infection in cattle. Symptoms include fever, conjunctivitis, and respiratory distress.
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