Journal article

Assessment of neonatal resuscitation performance using video recording in a perinatal centre

Ben Gelbart, Richard Hiscock, Charles Barfield

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2010


AIM: To assess the quality of neonatal resuscitation using video recordings in a perinatal centre. METHODS: Video recording was performed during high-risk deliveries between August 2007 and January 2008. Video recordings of neonatal resuscitations were assessed using a scoring tool previously used to assess resuscitation performance. Qualitative assessments and observations of team function and technical aspects of management were also recorded. Apgar scores documented in the Medical History and those derived from the video record were compared. RESULTS: Twenty video recordings of neonatal resuscitations were assessed. Of the assessed domains; invasive ventilation and administration of surfa..

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