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Neonatal Resuscitation

  • D. Trevisanuto
  • F. Zacchello
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Abstract

Newborn resuscitation is one of the most frequent procedures carried out in medicine. In fact, approximately 5–6% of all newborn infants and up to 80% of very immature neonates need some degree of resuscitation at birth [1–3]. More than 5 million neonatal deaths occur worldwide each year. It has been estimated that birth asphyxia accounts for 19% of these deaths, suggesting that the outcome might be improved for more than 1 million infants per year through standardisation of clear guidelines and the implementation of simple resuscitative techniques [4].

Keywords

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Laryngeal Mask Airway Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Delivery Room Neonatal Resuscitation 
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  • F. Zacchello

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