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Paediatricians' perception of the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to treat meconium aspiration syndrome.
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PMID:  12496232     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This questionnaire study was designed to determine how consultant paediatricians perceived the value of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in the treatment of meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS). A significant number believed that the survival of infants with MAS who received ECMO was lower than reported. Early discussion with an ECMO centre will ensure appropriate timing of referral.
G M Walker; J A P Coutts; C Skeoch; C F Davis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1359-2998     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed.     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-23     Completed Date:  2003-01-23     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9501297     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  F70-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill Trust, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation / psychology*
Infant, Newborn
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / therapy*
Referral and Consultation

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