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Endotracheal intubation versus face mask for newborns resuscitated with positive pressure ventilation at birth

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

In newly born infants resuscitated with intermittent positive pressure ventilation, does PPV via an endotracheal tube as compared to a face mask reduce mortality and morbidity?

Planned subgroup analyses:

  • gestational age: term (37 weeks gestation and above), preterm (less than 37 weeks) infants

  • professional category or experience of resuscitator