Tag: neonatal resuscitation

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) does not recommend home birth, but recognizes that women may choose to plan a home birth. In these instances, there must be at least 1 care provider whose primary responsibility is the newborn and is fully trained in neonatal resuscitation. 2. The statement...
1. Demographic data, such as larger birth weight and female gender, of infants born at 23 weeks’ gestation were shown to influence the chance that active resuscitation was initiated. 2. The decision to pursue aggressive medical management in infants born at 24 and 25 weeks’ gestation was not shown to...
1. The Apgar score evaluates initial infant condition after delivery and helps direct need for any resuscitative measures. This joint policy from the American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a reminder that, on an individual level, the Apgar score does...
1. Among infants born at > 35 weeks, the majority of neonates studied required postresuscitation care (PRC) including ventilator support, parenteral nutrition, or prolonged intensive care stay regardless of short (< 1 min) or prolonged (≥ 1 min) positive pressure ventilation (PPV) at birth. 2. Placental abruption, preterm and small...