Monthly Archives: October 2016

Delivery room interventions for the profoundly immature: what are we doing, what should we do?

I still haven’t found the best term for babies who are born so immature that their chances of survival are significantly reduced. Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborn, or ELGAN is a term which is not pretty but has the advantage … Continue reading

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Oxygen, getting the dose right. Not so easy.

Preterm babies require differing concentrations of oxygen to maintain them within the optimal saturation range, which is clearly the low 90’s, from all the data we have so far (Saugstad OD, Aune D. Optimal Oxygenation of Extremely Low Birth Weight … Continue reading

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