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Congenital Heart Defect

1% of babies are born with congenital heart defects, wherein the structure of the heart is abnormal. 1 in 4 of these have critical defects that usually require a procedure or corrective surgery in infancy and some can be fatal if not recognized and treated promptly in the newborn period.

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Clinical guidelines 

Clinical Practice Guideline: Resuscitation of blue baby and the use of prostaglandins  (2010)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Resuscitation of blue baby and the use of prostaglandins

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Linney M, Gnapragassam J, Wilson P, Rodd I

Linney M, Gnapragassam J, Wilson P, Rodd I

This document relates to the acute management of infants presenting acutely with collapse and/or cyanosis suggestive of congenital heart defect.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Resuscitation of blue baby and the use of prostaglandins  (2010)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Resuscitation of blue baby and the use of prostaglandins

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Linney M, Gnapragassam J, Wilson P, Rodd I

Linney M, Gnapragassam J, Wilson P, Rodd I

This document relates to the acute management of infants presenting acutely with collapse and/or cyanosis suggestive of congenital heart defect.