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Study on the Upright bag and mask published

Dr. Monica Thallinger has recently published her research comparing Upright with a traditional bag-mask resuscitator.

The study compared ventilation properties and used preference between the new Upright Bag and Mask with a standard Laerdal Newborn Resuscitator.

Tanzanian nursing school students and Norwegian Medical students with no prior experience in Newborn resuscitation used the devices on a manikin with ventilation parameters monitored by the Laerdal Newborn Resuscitation Monitor.

The study showed that Upright had a lower mask leakage than the standard bag and that it was preferred by the study participants.