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OB High Risk Areas- A Focus on Placental Evaluation

There has been an increase in the number and severity with awards in the multimillions. Placental evaluation is crucial evidence in defense of HIE allegations. It can also protect the attending physician in the event of an adverse maternal and fetal outcome.

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