21 Feb, 10 | by Bob Phillips
So it’s all ethical stuff at the moment. Does the following question reach a point where evidence no longer has a role?
“A premature baby born at 24 weeks gestational age is admitted to the neonatal unit having been born apnoeic, floppy, blue and without a heart rate. After cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with adrenaline in the delivery room, a heart rate was noted. Is CPR in these infants inappropriate? What is the chance of survival and risk of disability?“