Journal article

Documentation during neonatal resuscitation: a systematic review

Alejandro Avila-Alvarez, Peter Graham Davis, Camille Omar Farouk Kamlin, Marta Thio

ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Accurate documentation in healthcare is necessary for ethical, legal, research and quality improvement purposes. In this review, we aimed to evaluate the accuracy of methods of documentation of delivery room resuscitations. METHODS: A systematic literature search in MEDLINE was conducted to identify original studies that reported the quality of documentation records during newborn resuscitation in the delivery room. Data extracted from the studies included population characteristics, methodology, documentation protocols, use of gold standard and main results (initial assessment of heart rate and peripheral oxygen saturation, respiratory support and supplementary oxygen). RESULTS: ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship (PGD), NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine (PGD, MT), NHMRC Programme Grant Improving Neonatal Outcomes (PGD, MT, COFK) and Spanish Neonatal Society (SENeo) grants for training stays in national and international neonatal units 2019-2020 (AA-A).