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Table 1 Obstetric, anaesthesia and neonatal equipment set up in isolation ward to prepare for deliveries

From: Preparation and consideration for establishment of an isolation maternity unit in a tertiary hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

Obstetric equipment

Cardiotocography (CTG) machine

Disposable delivery set

➢ Disposable vaginal delivery set

➢ OmniCup and Neville Barnes forceps for assisted vaginal delivery

Perimortem caesarean section set

Medications for labour and obstetric emergencies

➢ Medications needed for different stages of labour

➢ Postpartum hemorrhage, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia

➢ Other resuscitation drugs

Anaesthesia equipment

Entonox use in isolation ward

➢ Portable entonox cylinder

➢ Tubing with demand valve and facemask

Epidural analgesia in isolation ward

➢ Disposable epidural set

➢ Patient controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) pump

Neonatal equipment

Airway and Resuscitation

➢ Transport incubator and Open care system with overhead warmer and T-piece resuscitator/disposable bag and mask kit

➢ Oxygen tank, medical air tank, high-efficiency particulate absorbing (HEPA) filter

➢ Suction machine and catheters

➢ Endotracheal tube, orogastric tube, umbilical catheter

➢ Standard neonatal resuscitation drugs

Warming equipment

➢ Stockinet cap, towels, plastic bag

➢ Exothermic mattress