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This is a set of cards for the American Heart Association Neonatal resuscitation program 5th ed. They are there to assist one in studying the questions and are taken from the review questions in and at the end of the chapters.
Good luck. Save a life!!!
1. About ___ % of newborns will require some assistance to begin regular breathing.
2. About ___% of newborns will require extensive resuscitation to survive.
3. Chest compressions and medications are (rarely) (Frequently) needed when resuscitating newborns.
1. 10%
2. 1 %
3. Rarely
4. Before birth, the alveoli in a baby's lungs are (collapsed) (expanded) and filled with (fluid)(air).
5. The air that fills the bab's alveoli during normal transition contains ___% oxygen.

6. The oxygen in the baby's lungs then causes the pulmonary arterioles to (relax)(constrict) so that the oxygen can be absorbed from the alveoli and distributed to all organs.
4. collapsed, fluid
5. 21%
6. relax.
7. If a baby does not begin breathing in response to stimulation ,you should assume he is in _____ apnea and you should provide _____.
8. If a baby is deprived of oxygen and he enters the stage of secondary apnea, his heart rate will (rise) (fall)  and his blood pressure will (rise) (fall).
9. restoration of adequate ventilation usually will result in a (rapid) (gradual) (Slow) improvement in heart rate.
7. secondary
8. fall  fall
9. rapid
10. a. apnea or heart rate <___
b. Provide _____
c. Heart rate < _____
d. Provide PPV and _____
e. Heart rate < _____
11. Resuscitation (should) (Should not) be delayed until the 1 min apgar score available.

a. <100 bpm
b. Positive-Pressure Ventilation (PPV)
c. <60 bpm
d. Provide PPV and Chest compressions
e. Heart rate <60 bpm
12. Premature babies may present unique challenges during resuscitation because of: A.Fragile brain caps that may bleed. B. Lungs deficient in surfactant making ventilation difficult. C. Poor temperature control D. Higher likelihood of infection E. All of the above
e. all of the above
13. Every delivery should be attended by at least __ skilled persons whose sole responsibility is the newborn
14. If a high-risk delivery is anticipated, at least __ skilled persons should attend.
15. When a depressed newborn is anticipated at a delivery, resuscitation equipment (should)(Should not) be unpacked and ready to use.
16. A Mec. stained baby, not vigorous with MEC suctioned from trachea. Resumed breathing and became more active. This baby should not receive (routine)(Observational)(Post resuscitation) care
13. 1
14. 2
15. should
16 observational.
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