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Time is of the essence
  1. A Crow,
  2. M Davidson,
  3. J P McCLure
  1. Correspondence to:
    Paediatric Department
    Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Scotland, UK;

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Accurate time keeping is of great import in all resuscitation settings and none more so than in the medicolegal minefield of perinatology. Recent cases have shown accurate documentation is of vital importance, especially the recording of times. Two studies have delineated considerable discrepancies in clock times in patient care settings1,2; these may exacerbate any medicolegal issues. A …

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