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New Australian Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17207048     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
New Australian Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines highlight the recent advances in neonatal resuscitation. Resuscitation should start with air and only use oxygen if the infant does not respond. CPAP and PEEP should be considered for premature infants with meconium stained liquor. Sucking out the mouth and nose is not necessary. Infants less than 28 weeks gestation should be placed in a polyethylene bag or wrap to keep warm. Chest compressions, when required, remain at 3:1 inflation. The endotracheal tube position must be verified with a carbon dioxide detector.
Colin Morley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of paediatrics and child health     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1034-4810     ISO Abbreviation:  J Paediatr Child Health     Publication Date:    2007 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-08     Completed Date:  2007-03-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9005421     Medline TA:  J Paediatr Child Health     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neonatal Services, Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Asphyxia Neonatorum
Infant, Newborn
Intensive Care, Neonatal
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Resuscitation / instrumentation,  methods,  standards*
Comment In:
J Paediatr Child Health. 2007 Jan-Feb;43(1-2):2-3   [PMID:  17207046 ]
J Paediatr Child Health. 2007 Jun;43(6):504   [PMID:  17535188 ]

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