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Table 1 Distribution of characteristics of neonatal intensive care units (n = 84) participating in the VON days delivery room resuscitation audit

From: Identifying improvements for delivery room resuscitation management: results from a multicenter safety audit

  N (%)
NICU Type  
Ventilation restrictions or no major surgery 12 (14.6)
No ventilation restrictions; neonatal surgery except cardiac surgery 53 (64.6)
No ventilation restrictions; neonatal surgery including cardiac surgery 17 (20.7)
International 5 (6.0)
Teaching 53 (63.1)
Nonprofit 71 (84.5)
Policies about Delivery Room Resuscitation  
Deliveries that require attendance 70 (83.3)
Personnel that should attend 68 (81.0)
Training for those personnel 66 (78.6)
Briefing prior to delivery 7 (8.3)
Briefing after delivery 5 (6.0)
Family communication 8 (9.5)
Safety checklist 12 (14.3)
Simulation-based neonatal resuscitation training 68 (81.0)
Videotape deliveries 2 (2.4)