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Safer Births presentations at PAS in Vancouver


The Pediatric Academic Societies is arranging their joint meeting in Vancouver and several representatives from the Safer Birth project will attend.

Dr. Hege Ersdal has 3 posters accepted for presentation entitled:

Delayed Cord Clamping (CC) after Onset of Bag Mask Ventilation (BMV) Does Not Improve 24 Hour Neonatal Outcome

Neonatal Resuscitation in a Low-resourced Setting; When Should Bag Mask Ventilation be Discontinued in a Non Breathing Infant?.

Cost-Effectiveness of the “Helping Babies Breathe” Program in a Rural Hospital in Tanzania

Dr. Ersdal was also invited to hold an oral presentation of her abstract; Cord Clamping (CC) Beyond 10 Seconds After Onset of Spontaneous Respirations (SR) Improves 24 Hour Neonatal, on the last day of the conference.

PhD Fellow Dr. Jørgen Linde will be presenting his poster on Neonatal Heart Rate in the First Minutes of Life Measured With Novel Dry Electrodes Heart Rate Measurement, using the data collected with the Laerdal Newborn Resuscitation Monitor Heart Rate Sensor ( see photo above).