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Newborn Care

Date Last Search Run: Feb 01, 2022
Table last updated: Dec 12, 2017

Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)      
2 (fair evidence exists)    
3 (weak evidence exists)      


Interventions

Intubation
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Oxygen
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Oxymetry Monitoring
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
X Not Yet Graded (White) - Williams KB, Horst M, Hollinger EA, Freedman J, Demczko MM, Chowdhury D. Newborn Pulse Oximetry for Infants Born Out-of-Hospital. Pediatrics 2021; 148(4). Medline

Trach. Suctioning via ETI
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
II Neutral (Yellow) Mortality Process In-Patient Linder N., Aranda J., Tsur M., et al. Need for endotracheal intubation and suction in meconium-stained neonates. J Pediatr 1988; 112:613-5. Medline
II Neutral (Yellow) Oxygen/ventilator support, Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Process In-Patient Yoder B. Meconium-stained amniotic fluid and respiratory complications: Impact of selective tracheal suction. Obstet Gynecol 1994; 83:77-84. Medline
III Supportive (Green) Need for ETI Process ICU Peng T., Gutcher G., Van Dorsten P. A selective aggressive approach to the neonate exposed to meconium-stained amniotic fluid. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1996; 175:296-303. Medline


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