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Does Using a Nasal Barrier Dressing Prevent Nasal Injury in Premature Infants Receiving Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure?

EBNEO (Evidence Based Neonatology) review In infants less than 30 weeks’ gestation and/or with birth weight less than 1250 grams receiving nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP), does the use of a barrier dressing compared with no barrier dressing (C) … Continue reading

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The Pressure Is On!: Neonatal Skin and Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Premature infants have an increased risk for developing skin breakdown. Perceivably noninvasive interventions may have detrimental effects on the infant’s skin.This case presentation describes an extreme case of nasal breakdown associated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP). The article highlights … 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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