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REFERENCE: Arpitha Chiruvolu, Kimberly K. Miklis, Elena Chen, Barbara Petrey, Sujata Desai. Delivery Room Management of Meconium-Stained Newborns and Respiratory Support. Pediatrics, Dec 2018, 142 (6) e20181485; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-1485 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Recently, the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) recommended against routine endotracheal suctioning of meconium-stained nonvigorous newborns but suggested resuscitation with positive pressure ventilation. Our purpose is to study the effects of this change in management. METHODS: In this multicenter cohort study, we compare 130 […]
The 21st Annual Changing Seasons in Neonatology conference will be held on November 17, 2017 at the Samis Family Education Center at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. This year, Changing Seasons will be preceded by the 1st Annual Symposium on Neonatal Resuscitation which will feature national experts on neonatal resuscitation and authors of […]
From the NRP: As of May 1, 2016, the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) and FDA no longer allowed drug manufacturers to use ratio expressions on any epinephrine container labels except for local anesthetics with epinephrine. So, as inventory of the old epinephrine packaging is depleted, the former 1:1,000 and 1:10,000 ratio expressions won’t be on the […]
OPQIC is facilitated an NRP Update Seminar on July 20th, 2016. View the recorded sessions and download materials. Click Here for links to NRP webinars hosted by the AAP The 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care have been released. These guidelines serve as the foundation for the Neonatal Resuscitation Program […]