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A Review of Oxygen Physiology and Appropriate Management of Oxygen Levels in Premature Neonates

Approximately 1 in 10 newborns requires assistance to begin breathing in an extrauterine environment at birth. Thus, it is not surprising that supplemental oxygen is the most common therapeutic agent used in neonatal care worldwide. Despite its common usage, insufficient knowledge of neonatal oxygenation and … Continue reading

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Fatness, fitness and resuscitating babies

Some new-born babies need to be resuscitated and, as part of this process, those looking after them have to carry out chest compressions. Doing this properly is hard work and in this study Diego Enriquez, from SIMMER Simulacion Medica Roemmers … Continue reading

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Comparison of positive pressure ventilation devices in a newborn manikin

Objective: To compare tidal volume (VT) delivery and ventilation rate between devices for positive pressure ventilation (PPV) during newborn resuscitation. Methods: Neonatal resuscitation program providers (n = 25) delivered PPV to a newborn manikin in a randomized order with: a self-inflating bag … Continue reading

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