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Neonatal resuscitation 

Neonatal resuscitation
Chapter:
Neonatal resuscitation
Author(s):

Sally Collins

, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

, Kevin Hayes

, Simon Jackson

, and Lawrence Impey

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199698400.003.0008
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date: 09 March 2021

Overview

Practical aspects

Airway, breathing, and circulation (ABC)

Drugs

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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