Nasal respiratory support in premature infants: short-term physiological effects and comfort assessment.

@article{Kugelman2008NasalRS,
  title={Nasal respiratory support in premature infants: short-term physiological effects and comfort assessment.},
  author={Amir Kugelman and Amir Bar and Arieh Riskin and Irena Chistyakov and Frida Mor and David Bader},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2008},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={557-61}
}
AIM To evaluate the effects of nasal respiratory support on physiologic parameters and comfort of premature infants, when compared to spontaneous breathing without nasal respiratory support. METHODS This was a prospective, randomized, controlled, cross-over clinical study. Infants were enrolled into the study when in 'stable' condition (when discontinuation of nasal respiratory support was considered appropriate). Infants were randomized to receive first 3 h of nasal respiratory support… CONTINUE READING