Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 55, Issue 11, pp 999–999 | Cite as

Feasibility of Oxygen Saturation Monitoring During Neonatal Resuscitation in Indian Scenario

  • K Sudarshan Reddy
  • Sainath T Venkataravanappa
  • Girish Gururaja
Research Letter


This observational study assessed the feasibility of using pulse oximeter during neonatal resuscitation in 428 term and preterm (32-36 weeks) neonates. The oxygen saturation reading was obtained by 1-minute in 152 (35.5%) neonates. Preterm neonates and babies born by LSCS took relatively longer time for first detection of saturation.


Evaluation Neonatal resuscitation program Pulse oximetry 


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© Indian Academy of Pediatrics 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • K Sudarshan Reddy
    • 1
  • Sainath T Venkataravanappa
    • 1
  • Girish Gururaja
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsApollo BGS HospitalsMysoreIndia

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