oa South African Medical Journal - Effects of anaesthesia with a high oxygen concentration on the acid-base state of babies delivered at elective caesarean section

Volume 48, Issue 56
  • ISSN : 0256-9574



Babies delivered from mothers who had 60% oxygen administered during general anaesthesia at elective Caesarean section, had higher pH and lower pCO2 levels, and were clinically in better condition than babies delivered after a similar induction-delivery interval when a concentration of 30 - 33% oxygen was given to the mother.

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