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Neonatal haemodynamic effects following foetal exposure to labetalol in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Abstract Objective: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) affect foetal outcome. Labetalol is frequently used to lower maternal blood pressure and prolong pregnancy. Conflicting evidence exists for specific neonatal side effects described after maternal labetalol treatment. Our aim was to investigate … Continue reading

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Healthcare professionals’ and parents’ experiences of the confirmatory testing period: a qualitative study of the UK expanded newborn screening pilot

The expansion of screening to include additional complex and rare conditions presents challenges in terms of providing accessible information to parents, and communicating results effectively through sensitive and supportive interactions with Healthcare professionals (HCPs). This study explores parental and HCP … Continue reading

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