A selective aggressive approach to the neonate exposed to meconium-stained amniotic fluid.


OBJECTIVE We attempted to determine the effect on meconium aspiration syndrome from a selective approach of neonatal endotracheal intubation in meconium-exposed fetuses. STUDY DESIGN All pregnancies delivered at the Medical College of Virginia in 1990 were included. Meconium was noted at membrane rupture and qualified as thick, moderate, or thin. Neonates… (More)


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