Respiratory Distress Syndrome - Treatment

Treatment for RDS usually begins as soon as a newborn is born, sometimes in the delivery room. Treatments for RDS include surfactant replacement therapy, breathing support from a ventilator or nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) machine, or other supportive treatments.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4423
  • Syndication ID: 18757
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, July 12, 2019 at 02:26 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 01:08 AM

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General: lung diseases RDS neonatal respiratory distress bronchopulmonary dysplasia oxygen therapy

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