JUDITH SMITH MERCER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rhode Island
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nuchal cord management and nurse-midwifery practice
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island College, RI, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:373-9. 2005
  2. pmc Seven-month developmental outcomes of very low birth weight infants enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of delayed versus immediate cord clamping
    J S Mercer
    College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Perinatol 30:11-6. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Cardiac asystole at birth: Is hypovolemic shock the cause?
    J Mercer
    College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, 2 Heathman Road, Kingston, RI 02881, United States
    Med Hypotheses 72:458-63. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practices for the fetal to newborn transition
    Judith S Mercer
    Nurse Midwifery Program, University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, Kingston, RI 02881 2021, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:262-72. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Delayed cord clamping increases infants' iron stores
    Judith Mercer
    University of Rhode Island College, College of Nursing, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Lancet 367:1956-8. 2006
  6. pmc Delayed cord clamping in very preterm infants reduces the incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage and late-onset sepsis: a randomized, controlled trial
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1235-42. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Immediate and delayed cord clamping in infants born between 24 and 32 weeks: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Judith S Mercer
    College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, White Hall, 2 Heathman Road, Kingston, RI 02881 2021, USA
    J Perinatol 23:466-72. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal transitional physiology: a new paradigm
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 15:56-75. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Early cord clamping protects at-risk neonates from polycythemia
    Heike Rabe
    Biol Neonate 86:108; author reply 109. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of nuchal cord
    Judith S Mercer
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:524-5; author reply 525-6. 2007

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Nuchal cord management and nurse-midwifery practice
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island College, RI, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:373-9. 2005
    ..This article proposes use of the somersault maneuver followed by delayed cord clamping for management of nuchal cord at birth and presents a new rationale based on the available current evidence...
  2. pmc Seven-month developmental outcomes of very low birth weight infants enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of delayed versus immediate cord clamping
    J S Mercer
    College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Perinatol 30:11-6. 2010
    ..A priori, we hypothesized that infants with DCC would have better motor function by 7 months corrected age...
  3. doi request reprint Cardiac asystole at birth: Is hypovolemic shock the cause?
    J Mercer
    College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, 2 Heathman Road, Kingston, RI 02881, United States
    Med Hypotheses 72:458-63. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practices for the fetal to newborn transition
    Judith S Mercer
    Nurse Midwifery Program, University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, Kingston, RI 02881 2021, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:262-72. 2007
    ..This review of evidence on newborn care practices reveals that more often than not, less intervention is better. The recommendations support a gentle, physiologic birth and family-centered care of the newborn...
  5. ncbi request reprint Delayed cord clamping increases infants' iron stores
    Judith Mercer
    University of Rhode Island College, College of Nursing, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Lancet 367:1956-8. 2006
  6. pmc Delayed cord clamping in very preterm infants reduces the incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage and late-onset sepsis: a randomized, controlled trial
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1235-42. 2006
    ..Other outcome variables were late-onset sepsis (LOS) and intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immediate and delayed cord clamping in infants born between 24 and 32 weeks: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Judith S Mercer
    College of Nursing, University of Rhode Island, White Hall, 2 Heathman Road, Kingston, RI 02881 2021, USA
    J Perinatol 23:466-72. 2003
    ..This pilot study's aim was to establish feasibility of a protocol for delayed cord clamping (DCC) versus immediate cord clamping (ICC) at preterm birth and to examine its effects on initial blood pressure and other outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal transitional physiology: a new paradigm
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 15:56-75. 2002
    ..The authors present a model for neonatal transition based on and driven by adequate blood volume rather than by respiratory effort to demonstrate how neonatal transition most likely occurs at a normal physiologic birth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early cord clamping protects at-risk neonates from polycythemia
    Heike Rabe
    Biol Neonate 86:108; author reply 109. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of nuchal cord
    Judith S Mercer
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:524-5; author reply 525-6. 2007
  11. doi request reprint US midwives' knowledge and use of sterile water injections for labor pain
    Lena MÃ¥rtensson
    University of Skovde, School of Life Sciences, PO Box 408, SE 541 28, Skovde, Sweden
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:115-22. 2008
    ..While sterile water injections are a good treatment for back pain during labor, there is a lack of knowledge among midwives about this method of pain relief during labor and an interest in knowing more...

Research Grants3

  1. PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF DELAYED CORD CLAMPING IN VLBW INFANTS
    JUDITH SMITH MERCER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If delaying cord clamping at the births of preterm infants lowers rates of intraventricular hemorrhage and late onset sepsis it may have a dramatic effect on the health and well being of these infants. ..