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Advances in neonatal resuscitation: supporting transition
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    Support transition by keeping the placental circulation intact .
    • David Hutchon, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
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      • Susan Bewley, Consultant Obstetrician, and Richard Nicholl, Consultant Neonatologist.

    Support transition by keeping the placental circulation intact – even in newborns apparently requiring resuscitation.

    Detecting ‘fetal distress’ in labour allows timely delivery, followed by effective resuscitation, if required, to restore or maintain adequate circulation with oxygenated blood to the baby. This should prevent or minimise brain damage from hypoxaemia or hypovolaemia. Nielso...

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