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Delivery room resuscitation of the newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10494470     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Expertise in neonatal resuscitation is essential for all hospital personnel involved in the care of newborn infants. The guidelines to resuscitation reviewed here have been established by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association and have resulted in significantly improved training and expertise of delivery room personnel. Although widely accepted, many of these guidelines are only now being rigorously studied in controlled trials. This lack of rigorous testing has raised some questions regarding routine resuscitative practices and indicates that present-day standard therapies must always be under constant review.
L I Wolkoff; J M Davis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-07     Completed Date:  1999-10-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  641-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Competence
Clinical Trials as Topic
Delivery Rooms* / manpower
Fetus / physiology
Infant Care
Infant, Newborn*
Labor, Obstetric / physiology
Personnel, Hospital / education
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Resuscitation* / education,  instrumentation,  methods

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