Measurement of Oxygen in the Newborn
Numerous conditions endanger the life or the health of the newborn baby apparently through decreased or increased oxygen supply to various organs. Shortly after birth cardio-respiratory embarrassment leads to hypoxia and creates the need for increased oxygen concentration in the inspired gas (FIO2). Subsequently, as the baby improves, the need to regulate oxygen intake persists mainly because of the detrimental effects of high oxygen in the environment or in the blood and the dependency on external support of respiration.
KeywordsElectrode Wire Newborn Baby Flow Control Valve Increase Oxygen Concentration Catheter Electrode
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