Effects of Crying on Intrathoracic Pressure and Art Erial Blood Pressure in Infants Recovering from Respiratory Distress Syndrome (rds)

Although crying vital capacity has been recorded in infants recovering from RDS, little is known about physiological effects of vigorous crying at this stage of the illness. Detailed analysis of intraesophageal pressure (Pes) and abdominal & ortic blood pressure (B.P.) tracings were made on 15 patients recovering from RDS. Mean birth weight 2.04 kg (range 1… CONTINUE READING