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Common respiratory conditions of the newborn

Gallacher, David, Hart, Kylie and Kotecha, Sailesh 2016. Common respiratory conditions of the newborn. Breathe 12 (1) , pp. 30-42. 10.1183/20734735.000716

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Abstract

The first hours and days of life are of crucial importance for the newborn infant as the infant adapts to the extra-uterine environment. The newborn infant is vulnerable to a range of respiratory diseases, many unique to this period of early life as the developing fluid-filled fetal lungs adapt to the extrauterine environment. The clinical signs of respiratory distress are important to recognise and further investigate, to identify the underlying cause. The epidemiology, diagnostic features and management of common neonatal respiratory conditions are covered in this review article aimed at all healthcare professionals who come into contact with newborn infants.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Publisher: ERS Publications
ISSN: 1810-6838
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 5 April 2016
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 15:09
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/88678

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