The child is delivered precipitously and appears limp and apneic. His heart rate by umbilical cord approximation is 90 beats per minute.
Which of the following is the CORRECT approach?
A. Dry, warm, and stimulate the child
B. Start positive pressure ventilation via bag-valve mask
C. Start an IO line and give 0.01 mg/kg epinephrine
D. Intubate and connect the ETT to suction
In the meantime, a quote --
"Love and pregnancy and riding on a camel cannot be hid"
-- Arabic proverb