birth trauma

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physical injury to an infant during the birth process

emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness

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The determination of birth injury and payment would be made by an administrative law judge, subject to appeal to the circuit court.
There are no reported cases of a brachial plexus birth injury in a normalsized baby with an atraumatic delivery.
The probable predisposing factors for upper limb birth injury and their relation to injury were analysed.
Optimizing shoulder dystocia management to prevent birth injury. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2007;50:592-606.
A further 37 claims are categorised as "probable", with a total sum of PS24.9m involved - the largest individual amount again being PS8.7m for a birth injury.
The child suffered a hypoxic birth injury and has cerebral palsy.
Preterm delivery, post-term delivery, low birth weight, birth injury, congenital anomaly and neonatal deaths were not significantly different between GMP and MP groups.
Newborns of women treated with glyburide were at increased risk for admission to the neonatal intensive care unit, respiratory distress, hypoglycemia, birth injury, and large for gestational age, compared with newborns of mothers treated with insulin.
"Whilst we know intellectual disability can be caused by events such as extreme premature birth, birth injury or brain infections, research has found that minor chromosomal anomalies - known as copy number variations (CNV) - are strongly associated with children with an intellectual disability."
"While we know intellectual disability can be caused by events such as extreme premature birth, birth injury or brain infections, research has found that minor chromosomal anomalies - known as copy number variations (CNV) - are strongly asso N -ciated with children with an intellectual disability."
These complications include congenital anomalies, prematurity, stillbirth, potential birth injury, and childhood obesity (Oken et al., 2007; Stothard, Tennant, Bell, & Rankin, 2009).
If passed, Maryland would follow in the footsteps of three other states that have birth injury funds: New York, Florida, and Virginia.
Acquired sensorineural hearing loss results from damage to hair cells in the inner ear (cochlea) and can be caused by illness, medication, noise exposure, birth injury, or head trauma.
"In my specialised area of birth injury to both mothers and babies I am sad to say that in my experience the severity of claims has not reduced.
It may result in obstructed labour, death of the mother and/or baby and birth injury for the infant.