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Surfactant therapy for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in 2013.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24059549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Abstract Surfactant whether given prophylactically in the delivery room or to babies with established respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) reduces the severity of RDS, incidence of air leaks and pneumothorax and, most importantly, neonatal death. Despite being the most intensively studied intervention in neonatal medicine, there is still debate among neonatologists regarding the best preparations, the optimal dose and mode of administration and when best to intervene with surfactant. European Consensus Guidelines on the management of RDS have been developed and updated twice since 2007 reflecting changes in practice as new evidence emerges and in this article we summarize current opinion regarding optimal surfactant use in the present era of non-invasive respiratory support.
Authors:
David G Sweet; Henry L Halliday; Christian P Speer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  26 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Royal Maternity Hospital , Belfast , UK and.
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