Huyen Vu

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BACKGROUND Until recently, warfarin was the only oral anticoagulant available in the United States. Its narrow therapeutic index, interpatient variability in dose response, and drug and food interactions make it difficult to use. Dabigatran etexilate (DE) is a new oral direct thrombin inhibitor that was approved in the US and in Canada for the prevention of(More)
<italic>Objectives</italic>: Birth asphyxia is a condition where a fetus suffers from lack of oxygen during birth. Intervention by manual ventilation should start within one minute after birth. Bag-mask resuscitators are commonly used in situations where ventilation is provided by a single health care worker. Due to a high complexity of interactions between(More)
Neonatal mortality due to birth asphyxia in low-resource countries is a global problem. During the first minutes immediately after birth, healthcare personnel need to resuscitate non-breathing babies by effective positive pressure ventilations. Currently, an increase in heart rate is thought to be the most important indicator of successful manual bag-mask(More)
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