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Respiratory problems 

Respiratory problems
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Respiratory problems
Author(s):

Grenville Fox

, Nicholas Hoque

, and Timothy Watts

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198703952.003.0007
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date: 09 April 2020

This chapter outlines the causes and initial management of respiratory distress in the newborn and gives a comprehensive description and guidelines for the management of common neonatal respiratory conditions such as surfactant deficiency lung disease, chronic lung disease of prematurity, and meconium aspiration syndrome. Congenital malformations of the respiratory system are detailed, including diaphragmatic hernia, and upper airway problems and obstruction. A separate chapter on neonatal respiratory support (Chapter 8) gives further detail on ventilation and non-invasive respiratory support.

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