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CanadiEM aims to improve emergency care in Canada by building an online community of practice for healthcare practitioners and providing them with high quality, freely available educational resources. The CanadiEM Podcast brings you cutting edge clinical topics on the National Rounds Series and delves into the struggles that doctors face on the Physicians as Humans Series.

Mar 3, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 11 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. List the equipment needed for neonatal resuscitation
  2. List 5 questions to ask the mother during an imminent delivery
  3. Describe the components of the initial assessment of the newborn (APGAR)
  4. What is the management of meconium?
  5. When should oxygen be used in the neonatal resuscitation period?
  6. What is the indication for CPR in a neonate?
  7. Describe how to perform CPR on a neonate
  8. What are the indications for intubation of a neonate?
  9. List 4 reasons not to resuscitate a newborn


  1. What are some special considerations for resuscitating a preterm infant?
  2. Describe the Neonatal Resuscitation algorithm
  3. A quick review of specific neonatal disorders:
    • Diaphragmatic hernia
    • Meningomyelocele
    • Omphalocele
    • Choanal atresia
    • Pierre-Robin sequence
  4. Neonatal Resuscitation Case (shownotes only)