TITLE

Obstetricians' role critical in increasing patients' access to cord blood

AUTHOR(S)
BROWN, HAYWOOD L.
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Contemporary OB/GYN;Jul2012, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author highlights the importance of obstetrician's role in increasing patient's access to cord blood. He discusses about various public and private cord blood banks with reference to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Cord Blood Inventory. He stresses the need to educate patients regarding cord blood donation, advocating for more state funding for public banks, and performing the collection procedure by obstetricians.
ACCESSION #
77637554

 

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