Assessing adherence to standards for neonatal resuscitation taught throughout the perinatal referral area. A quality assurance activity

Pediatr Clin North Am. 1993 Apr;40(2):431-8. doi: 10.1016/s0031-3955(16)38519-4.


The American Heart Association/American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program provides standards for management of newborn infants in birthing areas. Certification and subsequent evaluation of birthing area personnel at perinatal network hospitals should result in better stabilization of infants prior to transport.

MeSH terms

  • American Heart Association
  • Certification
  • Delivery Rooms
  • Hospitals, University
  • Humans
  • Illinois
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intensive Care, Neonatal / standards
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Neonatology / education
  • Neonatology / standards*
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic / standards*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Referral and Consultation / standards
  • Resuscitation / education
  • Resuscitation / standards*
  • Societies, Medical