Table 3

Level of respiratory support by respiratory effort at arrival on the resuscitation crib

Airway support
Respiratory effort CPAP PPV Total
Apnoeic1698114
Inadequate*341852
Adequate†24529
Total74121195
  • *Grunting or severe chest retractions.

  • †Crying, mild or moderate chest retractions.

  • CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure; PPV, positive pressure ventilation.