Diseases and Injuries of the Term Newborn
Which of the following is the most common reason for respiratory distress in term infants?
d. Elective cesarean delivery
What is the incidence of meconium-stained amnionic fluid in term laboring women?
Which of the following is effective at reducing meconium aspiration syndrome?
b. Oropharyngeal suctioning
c. Cesarean delivery to avoid fetal heart tracing abnormalities
Which of the following has been used for the treatment of meconium aspiration syndrome?
b. Inhaled corticosteroids
c. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
In order to be diagnosed with neonatal encephalopathy, a neonate must be born at a minimum of what gestational age?
Which of the following forms of cerebral palsy can result from acute peripartum ischemia?
Which of the following is not consistent with an acute peripartum or intrapartum event leading to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy?
a. Umbilical artery pH <7
b. Multisystem organ injury