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Risk Management Pitfalls In Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease

  1. “This neonate had normal prenatal care, including a prenatal ultrasound, so CHD has been ruled out. There must be another cause for his shock.” 
    While prenatal ultrasound has advanced significantly over recent decades, only about one-third of all CHD and 57% to 85% of critical CHD are detected before birth. Normal prenatal care and screening ultrasound do not exclude the possibility of significant CHD.

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