Journal article

Feasibility of and delay in obtaining pulse oximetry during neonatal resuscitation

CPF O'Donnell, COF Kamlin, PG Davis, CJ Morley

Journal of Pediatrics | MOSBY-ELSEVIER | Published : 2005

Abstract

Application of the sensor to newly born infants before connection to a pulse oximeter increases the reliability and speed with which data are displayed. Data are available in most infants within 90 seconds of birth. Oximetry may be useful in guiding interventions during resuscitation.