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CPAP in the delivery room and risk of pneumothorax

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an accepted form of respiratory support in the delivery room for any spontaneously breathing infants with labored breathing or persistent cyanosis, regardless of gestational age (GA) as suggested by the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. In … Continue reading

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Comparison of NIV-NAVA and NCPAP in facilitating extubation for very preterm infants

Various types of noninvasive respiratory modalities that lead to successful extubation in preterm infants have been explored. The study aimed to compare noninvasive neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NIV-NAVA) and nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) for the postextubation stabilization of … Continue reading

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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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