Optimizing chest compressions during delivery-room resuscitation

Myra H. Wyckoff, Robert A. Berg

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Abstract

There is a paucity of data to support the recommendations for cardiac compressions for the newly born. Techniques, compression to ventilation ratios, hand placement, and depth of compression guidelines are generally based on expert consensus, physiologic plausibility, and data from pediatric and adult models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)410-415
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Volume13
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2008

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Delivery Rooms
Resuscitation
Ventilation
Thorax
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Guidelines
Pediatrics

Keywords

  • Asphyxia
  • Cardiac compressions
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Neonatal resuscitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Optimizing chest compressions during delivery-room resuscitation. / Wyckoff, Myra H.; Berg, Robert A.

In: Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, Vol. 13, No. 6, 12.2008, p. 410-415.

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