The neonatal significance of selected perinatal events among infants of low birth weight. II. The influence of ruptured membranes.

@article{Perkins1982TheNS,
  title={The neonatal significance of selected perinatal events among infants of low birth weight. II. The influence of ruptured membranes.},
  author={Richard P Perkins},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1982},
  volume={142 1},
  pages={7-16}
}
A retrospective study was made of 356 infants who weighed less than 2,001 grams. One hundred thirty-three babies were delivered after premature rupture of the membranes. Nonaggressive management was utilized in uncomplicated situations. Vaginal examination was prohibited. Delivery was accomplished only for infection, abnormal presentation, bleeding, labor… CONTINUE READING