Resuscitation of asphyxiated newborns with room air or 100% oxygen at birth: a multicentric clinical trial.

@article{Ramji2003ResuscitationOA,
  title={Resuscitation of asphyxiated newborns with room air or 100% oxygen at birth: a multicentric clinical trial.},
  author={Siddarth Ramji and Rabi G. Rasaily and Prafulla Kumar Mishra and A. P. S. Narang and S Jayam and Ambujam Nair Kapoor and Indira Kambo and Amit Mathur and Bhavna Saxena},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={510-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the short-term efficacy of room air versus 100% oxygen for resuscitation of asphyxic newborns at birth. DESIGN Multicentric quasi randomized controlled trial. SETTING Teaching hospitals. INCLUSION CRITERIA Asphyxiated babies weighing greater than 1000 grams, with heart rate less than 100 per min and/or apnea, unresponsive to nasopharyngeal suction and tactile stimuli and having no lethal abnormalities. INTERVENTION Asphyxiated neonates born on odd dates were given… CONTINUE READING

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