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Normal oxygen saturation trend in healthy term newborns within 30 minutes of birth.
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PMID:  21409523     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To determine normal arterial oxygen saturation (SpO(2)) trend during first 30 min of life and to evaluate for difference in SpO(2) trends in healthy term newborns of normal vaginal delivery (NVD) and elective cesarean section (CS).
METHODS: This Prospective Cross-sectional Observational study was conducted in Department of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal. Newborns born of NVD and elective CS in first 30 min of life, complying with the study criteria were included in the study. Soon after birth, newborns with Apgar score ≥ 7 were given routine care and pulse-oximeter probe was applied on wiped right hand continuously for 30 min. Readings were obtained at an interval of 5 min.
RESULTS: Among NVD, the mean SpO(2) at 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 min were 64.26%, 76.23%, 86.05%, 90.78%, 91.41%, 91.73% and 93.48%, respectively. The mean SpO(2) for CS was 67.43%, 78.50%, 88.44%, 90.81%, 91.46%, 91.83% and 92.88%, respectively. There was no significant difference in the SpO(2) between NVD and CS [95% CI = 74.8612-94.8359 in NVD and 77.1231-94.6912 in CS] and the correlation between NVD and CS being significant [r = 0.997 at 0.01 level]. There exists a strong positive correlation between Apgar and SpO(2) [r = 0.995, significant at 0.01 level (1-tailed) in NVD and r = 0.980, significant at 0.01 level (2-tailed) in CS].
CONCLUSIONS: The study defines the normal SpO(2) in healthy term newborns of NVD and CS delivered newborns and also concludes that there is no significant difference in SpO(2) among NVD and CS.
Authors:
Ravikumar Hulsoore; Jyotsna Shrivastav; Rashmi Dwivedi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-08     Completed Date:  2012-03-08     Revised Date:  2012-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  817-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, M P, India. drravikumarsh@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Apgar Score
Arteries
Cesarean Section
Cross-Sectional Studies
Delivery, Obstetric / methods
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn / blood*
Observation
Oximetry
Oxygen / blood*
Pregnancy
Prospective Studies
Reference Values
Term Birth*
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-44-7/Oxygen
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Indian J Pediatr. 2012 Mar;79(3):403; author reply 404   [PMID:  22183761 ]

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