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Arterial blood gases, very low oxygen levels found in m y newborn?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Transient issue

Fetal o2 generally runs low levels while they extract it from mom with the placenta but it is adequate for their needs.
During the transition of labor & delivery it continues to remain low ~70 & generally will not come up to regular levels (95+) for several minutes or hours after birth.Scalp abg's @ birth document stress, but are less important than babies vigor & breathing effort @ delivery.

In brief: Transient issue

Fetal o2 generally runs low levels while they extract it from mom with the placenta but it is adequate for their needs.
During the transition of labor & delivery it continues to remain low ~70 & generally will not come up to regular levels (95+) for several minutes or hours after birth.Scalp abg's @ birth document stress, but are less important than babies vigor & breathing effort @ delivery.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Pediatrics - Neonatology

In brief: How low

Question is how low and how much supplemental p2p.

In brief: How low

Question is how low and how much supplemental p2p.
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
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