Delivery room management of meconium-stained infant

Clin Perinatol. 2012 Dec;39(4):817-31. doi: 10.1016/j.clp.2012.09.004.

Abstract

This article discusses the historical background, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of meconium-stained amniotic fluid and provides current concepts in delivery room management of meconium-stained neonate including the current Neonatal Resuscitation Program guidelines.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amnion
  • Contraindications
  • Delivery Rooms
  • Female
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intubation, Intratracheal
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / diagnosis
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / epidemiology
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / prevention & control*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy, High-Risk
  • Risk Factors
  • Suction