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Initial Respiratory Support of Preterm Infants: The Role of CPAP, the INSURE Method, and Noninvasive Ventilation.
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PMID:  22954263     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
This article explores the potential benefits and risks for the various approaches to the initial respiratory management of preterm infants. The authors focus on the evidence for the increasingly used strategies of initial respiratory support of preterm infants with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) beginning in the delivery room or very early in the hospital course and blended strategies involving the early administration of surfactant replacement followed by immediate extubation and stabilization on CPAP. Where possible, the evidence referenced in this review comes from individual randomized controlled trials or meta-analyses of those trials.
Robert H Pfister; Roger F Soll
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  459-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, FAHC - Smith 556, Burlington, VT 05401, USA.
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