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Respiratory support

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/9780199228843.003.07

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Respiratory support

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Aims of respiratory support in neonates - Oxygen - Continuous positive airways pressure - Conventional ventilation - Patient-triggered ventilation - Pressure-support ventilation - Volume-targeted ventilation - High frequency oscillatory ventilation - Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation - Further information

Chapter.  2924 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neonatology

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