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VOLUME 11 , ISSUE 2 ( April, 2007 ) > List of Articles

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Neonatal resuscitation

Sarin H. Kapoor, D. Kapoor*

Keywords : Newborn, resuscitation, ventilation

Citation Information : Kapoor SH, Kapoor* D. Neonatal resuscitation. Indian J Crit Care Med 2007; 11 (2):81-89.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.33390

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-04-2007

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2007; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

There have been important advances in the science of neonatal resuscitation and various international resuscitation committees have formulated evidence-based recommendations for the performance of resuscitation at birth. The new guidelines for resuscitation at birth were developed by International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and were presented at 2005 International Consensus Conference on Emergency Cardiovascular Care and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Science with treatment Recommendations. The European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) further tailored the guidelines to meet their specific needs. In this article we have discussed the new resuscitation guidelines for newborns issued by ILCOR, American Heart Association and European Resuscitation Council.


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