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Respiratory problems

Edited by Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199228843
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598779 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228843.003.06

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Respiratory problems

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Causes of respiratory distress - Initial management of babies presenting with respiratory distress - Respiratory distress syndrome - Surfactant - Transient tachypnoea of the newborn - Pneumonia - Pneumothorax and other pulmonary air leak - Meconium aspiration syndrome - Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn - Pulmonary haemorrhage - Apnoea - Upper airway problems: cleft lip and palate, choanal atresia, and Pierre–Robin sequence - Upper airway problems: CHAOS, EXIT, and laryngeal obstruction - Upper airway problems: subglottic stenosis, tracheobronchomalacia, and care of baby with tracheostomy - Chronic lung disease - Congenital diaphragmatic hernia - Other congenital lung problems: pulmonary agenesis and pulmonary hypoplasia - Other congenital lung problems: congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation and congenital lung cysts - Other congenital lung problems: chylothorax and non-chylous pleural effusions - Other congenital lung problems: pulmonary sequestration and congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasis - Other congenital lung problems: congenital abnormalities of surfactant, congenital lobar emphysema, and ciliary dyskinesia - Bronchiolitis on the neonatal unit

Chapter.  8458 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neonatology

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