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Use of moisted and heated air in resuscitation room

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Hello all!

I just wanted to pop the question if you use moisted and heated air to your T-piece device/ BVM/ other device when ventilating/supporting respiration in the delivery room?  We do in GA < 30 weeks with a Fischer Paykel humidifier.

If so, what kind of  moister/heater? Do you have various modes "normal", "invasive"? 

Do you use it in just ELBW infants or all?

...or do you use normal, dry air/O2 and wait with the moist and heat until in the NICU?

Thanks for your input!

//Pontus Johansson


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Hi all, 

 I am relaying a message from one PhD Twitter Xavi Jimenez ( PhD student , Neonatal nurse at VallHebron,  Barcelona) he reply to my re-tweet of the survey by saying the following

In the Delivery room  they don’t use humidified air, they mostly central air conditioning. They use the humidified air in the NICU as an extra during the Summer month.




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