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Neonatal resuscitation 

Neonatal resuscitation
Neonatal resuscitation

Sally Collins

, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

, Kevin Hayes

, Simon Jackson

, and Lawrence Impey

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date: 09 March 2021


Practical aspects

Airway, breathing, and circulation (ABC)


Recent advances

Communication with parents

Most babies establish normal respiration and circulation without help after delivery. However, all babies should be assessed at delivery. Newborn infants who are born at term, have clear liquor, and are breathing and crying with good tone will only require drying and keeping warm. Less than 1% of babies need resuscitation. Anticipation of problems before delivery is the key to success....

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