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Neonatal resuscitation

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Case: You are driving home from a long day at work, when you come across a car that has crashed into a ditch. In the front seat is a heavily pregnant woman, who is obviously labouring. As you arrive she delivers a very small baby. The baby is blue and does not cry. 

On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:

Recall the risk factors for neonatal compromise > https://resus.org.au/guidelines/ Section 13

Distinguish when to commence neonatal resuscitation > http://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/MET_Criteria_Call_777_for_help/ 

Carry out neonatal resuscitation > http://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/Resuscitation/

Points for discussion

What types of interactions may you have with parents during a neonatal resuscitation?

When would you consider the discontinuation of neonatal resuscitation? 

How equipped are you to manage emergencies outside your usual place of work? 

 

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