What follows is an outline of the steps in the appropriate evaluation of a stillborn. ALL stillborns should have the following information obtained about them: external clinical examination; photographs; radiographs; chromosomal evaluation; pre-natal and perinatal histories; formal postmortem evaluation including internal postmortem and placental and cord examination; Kleihauer-Betke testing for fetomaternal transfusion. You can either click on the desired protocol step in the outline or page through the entire protocol sequentially.
- Consent Procedures
- External Clinical Examinations
- Placental and Cord Examinations
- Internal Postmortem
- Kleihauer-Betke Testing