Placental oxygen transfer and intrauterine resuscitation: a survey of knowledge in maternity care professionals.

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We surveyed 99 maternity care professionals (obstetricians, midwives and anaesthetists in equal numbers) to assess their knowledge of potential treatments during acute intrapartum fetal hypoxia, including maternal oxygen administration. Knowledge of adult arterial oxygen saturation was satisfactory, but few of those surveyed gave a correct figure for fetal… (More)

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@article{Kinsella2000PlacentalOT, title={Placental oxygen transfer and intrauterine resuscitation: a survey of knowledge in maternity care professionals.}, author={S Michael Kinsella and John Thurlow}, journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia}, year={2000}, volume={9 1}, pages={15-9} }