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    Delayed cord clamping should be more widely practised

    Dear Sir Professor Weindling questions why therapeutic hypothermia, an intervention that may be incompletely proven, has been widely adopted into clinical practice whereas other interventions such as delayed cord clamping (DCC) have not.[1] DCC has been subjected to RCTs and meta-analyses all of which demonstrate benefits for both term and premature infants with no evidence of any harmful effects.[2] We consider that DCC s...

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