Any damage to the tissues of a newly born child due to forces applied on it during the birthing process. Potential areas of injury include the brain and the nerves of the shoulder. Causes include the baby being in the wrong position during birth or a small pelvis in the mother. This is rare in developed countries due to c-section surgeries.
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What is Symcat?
A disease calculator that uses hundreds of thousands of
patient records to estimate probability of disease. You
may have heard of Watson by IBM, which illustrates a trend of
computing and predictive analytics in
healthcare. We strive to empower people and medical professionals
by placing the state-of-the-art in
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