Vol. 17 No. 8 | August 2017

Vol. 17 No. 8 | August 2017

ISBN: 1526-5161

editorial.

What We Do When We Resuscitate Extremely Preterm Infants

Jeremy R. Garrett, Brian S. Carter & John D. Lantos

Neonatal intensive care is one of the most successful medical innovations of the last half century. Every year, in the United States alone, nearly 500,000 babies are born prematurely. Before neonatal intensive care, most of those babies died, and those who survived often suffered significant life-limiting impairments. Today, most preemies survive without impairments. ...

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Neonatal intensive care units represent simultaneously one of the great success stories of modern medicine, and one of its most controversial developments. One particularly controversial issue is the resuscitation of extremely preterm infants. Physicians in the United States generally accept that they are required to resuscitate infants born as early as 25 weeks and that it is permissible to re...

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