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Failure to extubate after steroid treatment

This study – led by Alain Cuna, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, looked at what happened to babies with lung problems whose breathing tubes were unable to be removed (failed to extubate) even after a course of systemic corticosteroids. … Continue reading

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Early nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) versus early nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) for preterm infants

Some evidence suggests that nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) increases the effectiveness of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) in preterm babies who have respiratory difficulties or are at risk of such difficulties. Preterm babies with breathing problems often … Continue reading

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