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Recent advances in hyaline membrane disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6340038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Survival of infants with HMD has improved remarkably in the last decade. This has resulted from improved methods of diagnosis, which enables clinicians to recognize infection, the patent ductus, and the presence of pulmonary hypertension complicating HMD; from improved methods of ventilation, which result in a lower incidence of acute and chronic complications; and from a reduced incidence of pulmonary and extrapulmonary complications, such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia and retrolental fibroplasia. These advances arise from a deep understanding of pulmonary and metabolic physiology of the newborn infant with respiratory distress. Only an approach firmly rooted in an understanding of physiology, pharmacology, and biochemistry can be completely successful in the therapy of these infants.
A N Krauss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric annals     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0090-4481     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Ann     Publication Date:  1983 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-27     Completed Date:  1983-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0356657     Medline TA:  Pediatr Ann     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  24-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / therapy
Hyaline Membrane Disease / diagnosis,  prevention & control,  therapy*
Infant, Newborn
Respiration, Artificial
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / therapy
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0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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