Resuscitation of preterm neonates by using room air or 100% oxygen.

OBJECTIVE In this study of preterm neonates of <32 weeks, we prospectively compared the use of room air versus 100% oxygen as the initial resuscitation gas. METHODS A 2-center, prospective, randomized, controlled trial of neonates with gestational ages of 23 to 32 weeks who required resuscitation was performed. The oxygen group was initially resuscitated… CONTINUE READING