Management of the Infant With Gastroschisis: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature

Tracey Williams, MSN, RN, NNP, Rachel Butler, MSN, RN, NNP, Tara Sundem, MSN, RN, NNP


NAINR. 2003;3(2) 

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Management of the newborn with gastroschisis often occurs before birth, with the decision on the mode of delivery. Postnatal management includes presurgical stabilization and evaluation, surgical repair, and postsurgical care and follow-up. While numerous articles are available in the professional literature, no randomized clinical trials on any aspect of management have been published.


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