Statistics from Altmetric.com
The 2015 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation1 treatment recommendations suggest that ECG can be used to provide rapid and accurate estimation of the newly born infant’s heart rate (HR). Studies report that it provides HR quicker than pulse oximetry (PO) in the delivery room (DR).2 3 In addition, a DR study of 53 infants reported that HR measured with PO at birth was significantly lower than that measured with ECG with clinically important differences in the first minutes.4 Pulse oximeters display the HR more quickly when the sensor is applied to the infant before it is connected to the monitor.5 We wished to determine …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.