Infants with chronic neonatal lung disease: recommendations for the use of home oxygen therapy.

@article{Fitzgerald2008InfantsWC,
  title={Infants with chronic neonatal lung disease: recommendations for the use of home oxygen therapy.},
  author={Dominic A Fitzgerald and Robert J. Massie and Gillian M. Nixon and Adam Jaffe and Andrew Wilson and Louis Isaac Landau and Jacob Twiss and Greg Smith and Claire Wainwright and Margo Harris},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2008},
  volume={189 10},
  pages={578-82}
}
Chronic neonatal lung disease (CNLD) is defined as a supplemental oxygen requirement beyond 36 weeks' postmenstrual age, with more severely affected infants requiring oxygen beyond a full-term-equivalent age. Low-flow supplemental oxygen facilitates discharge from hospital of infants with CNLD who develop hypoxia in air. There is a lack of data on the most appropriate minimum mean target oxygen saturation (Spo(2)) level. Reflecting a variety of clinical practices and infant comorbidities… CONTINUE READING
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