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  1. rehman_naveed

    Neonatal MCQ Board Review

    Hi Dr. Vira Thanks for the comments and I am glad that you like our book useful. The Frequency is not appropriate for this 630gm baby, change in frequency affect your tidal volume and hence CO2. Hz of 10 is too low for this baby and hence the first thing to change since PCo2 is too low, we need to act aggressively on it since the change in frequency affect PCO2 more than amplitude. Also as mentioned in the text, amplitude should never be changed by this number i.e by 6 but slowly in increments of 2. Regards Naveed
  2. rehman_naveed

    Neonatal MCQ Board Review

    Thanks @drnono for such a nice detailed answer, if u see the ECG in the question it is wide complex tachycardia, HR around 175, so not at all SVT by any means or even by definition. We can debate about lidocaine vs adenosine but I think from exam perspective I still stand that lidocaine is the answer and correct in book but @tarekhas a point and reference we can't ignore especially when there is VT and SVT aberency. Thanks for your comments. Don't know is there any pediatric cardiologist in this group who can comment to guide all folks.
  3. rehman_naveed

    Neonatal MCQ Board Review

    Thanks Tarek, will take a note of this and will amend it.
  4. rehman_naveed

    Neonatal MCQ Board Review

    Hi Tarek Thank you so much for the e mail and comments about Q2 of Cardiology. To my knowledge Adenosine has no role in Ventricular tachycardia. Here patient is stable with pulse and BP, so stable V Tach is treated with IV Lidocaine and pulseless V tach with defibrillation and not with synchronized cardio version. I am attaching a reference review article for our discussion.Unfortunately our site didn't upload >1.95MB files so as such I am sending DOI, it is free. Please see page 349. Please let me know what you think. Contrary what you said is what we do in Supraventricular tachycardia, IV adenosine when stable and synchronized DC shock when unstable. Thanks DOI: https://doi.org/10.3345/kjp.2017.60.11.344
  5. rehman_naveed

    Neonatal MCQ Board Review

    Thanks so much. This is what I want, share and spread the knowledge. These mcq's are great asset for fellows in training. Naveed
  6. Hi all, we have published the fifth edition of our e-book “NEOQUESTIONS 1to1” . Please feel free to distribute among your other colleagues to help them gain the knowledge of neonatology. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/92a170_54197b618fb34a39a7702b7679a085ec.pdf With Best Regards NAVEED
  7. rehman_naveed

    Neonatology MCQ's

    Hi all It gives me great pleasure to launch the fifth edition of our book titled "NEOQUESTIONS 1 to 1". Please feel free to share with your colleagues to help them gain knowledge of Neonatology. https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/92a170_54197b618fb34a39a7702b7679a085ec.pdf Naveed
  8. rehman_naveed

    Infusion calculations in premature infants

    For infants with sepsis/ septic shock due to their third spacing secondary to capillary leaks plus they require multiple fluids blouses/ colloids etc, we use weight prior to sepsis call it as dry weight till he or she is back to dry weight. If the kid is still puffy for few wks or month, we take 25th percentile for that age and calculate all fluids based on it. I hope it helps Naveed
  9. rehman_naveed

    Infusion calculations in premature infants

    This is what we do here in Canada as mentioned above by nashwa. There are no fixed numbers in short. naveed
  10. rehman_naveed

    Abruptio Placenta

    Thanks terek for reference. What is not mentioned in study how they excluded feto maternal hemorrhage. May be that is contributing to KB positive test. It is highly unlikely that abruptio fetal blood is lost. Fetus either die or present with severe shock/acidosis secondary impaired exchange of nutrition and acids across placenta but anemia is not likely unless it is feto maternal hemorrhage. Naveed
  11. rehman_naveed

    Abruptio Placenta

    Thanks Stefan and tarek let me frame this question in a different way. In abruptio placenta the blood lost is fetal blood or maternal blood? Thanks Naveed
  12. rehman_naveed

    Abruptio Placenta

    Hi Everybody, Greetings from Canada I have a quick question, in case of mom presented with severe abruption placenta, can the baby present with severe anemia? will you arrange O-ve blood ahead before delivery or standby? Thnaks
  13. There should be no reason to intentionally ventilate babies while cooling. How can ventilation cause comforts? we use low dose morphine infusion to keep them calm Naveed
  14. rehman_naveed

    Use of Laryngeal Airway Mask in preterm babies

    We never use laryngeal mask during resuscitation. All our fellows are well trained for intubation . Even in our level 2 we never use it
  15. rehman_naveed

    Was adding placement of EKG leads to NRP a good idea after all?

    We don't use EKG, we struggle to get the signals from Sat probe , what to talk about EKG leads lifting off the chest. Although one can say that wipe off vernix from chest but even then leads can't stick. I think too much research on useless things is sad in evidence based medicine. Make things simple in neonatology and think babies are born not only in developed world but also in poor developing countries with no access to even stethoscopes, what to talk about EKG leads and monitor. At that time one rely only on cord palpating for heart rate.