oa South African Medical Journal - On the treatment of the umbilical cord in the new-born
|Article Title||On the treatment of the umbilical cord in the new-born|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Apr 1954|
|Pages||359 - 361|
|Keyword(s)||New-born, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Paediatrics, Treatment and Umbilical cord|
There is no evidence of increased risk of sepsis or haemorrhage following on exposure of the umbilical cord and the avoidance of cord dressing and binders, when daily swabbing with methylated spirits after the bath is done.
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