March 25, 2020

REBEL Core Cast 30.0 – Neonatal Resuscitation

Take-Home Points

  1. Before starting a neonatal resuscitation, take some deep breaths to calm yourself
  2. Call in your friends – get a second team to manage the mother, call OB, call the NICU – all hands on deck
  3. Anticipate the equipment you’ll need, get it to the bedside and don’t forget to turn the warmer on
  4. Assign roles so everyone knows what they’re supposed to do
  5. Initiate transfer to a NICU as soon as possible

REBEL Core Cast 30.0 – Neonatal Resuscitation

Shownotes Written By: Miguel Reyes, MD (Twitter: @miguel_reyesMD)

Post Peer Reviewed By: Salim R. Rezaie, MD (Twitter: @srrezaie)

Cite this article as: Anand Swaminathan, "REBEL Core Cast 30.0 – Neonatal Resuscitation", REBEL EM blog, March 25, 2020. Available at:
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Anand Swaminathan

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at St. Joe's Regional Medical Center (Paterson, NJ)
REBEL EM Associate Editor and Author

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