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Presentation of congenital heart disease in infancy: implications for routine examination
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    Cardiac murmurs in healthy newborn infants - have we updated our practice?
    • Nicola J Robertson, Consultant Neonatologist
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      • Jane Brock and Helena Gardiner

    Dear Editor

    We would like to highlight the varying practices in the management of cardiac murmurs in well newborn infants. Two years after the publication of Wren's important paper on this subject[1] urging an early definitive structural diagnosis to be made on such infants we conducted a telephone survey of local hospitals to assess whether practices had changed.

    Until recently it was common practice to...

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