Effect of Timing of Umbilical Cord Clamping on Haematological and Clinical Outcomes of Infants

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 5, 2010
Last Update Posted : August 2, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Aga Khan University

No Study Results Posted on for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
  Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010
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