Outcome of neonates requiring assisted ventilation.

@article{Anantharaj2011OutcomeON,
  title={Outcome of neonates requiring assisted ventilation.},
  author={Avinash Anantharaj and Ballambattu Vishnu Bhat},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={
          547-53
        }
}
Over a two-year period, we studied a total of 100 newborns delivered in our hospital, needing ventilation. The indications for ventilation, complications, outcome, and factors influencing outcome were analyzed. Of the 100 babies, 54 were preterm, 44 term and 2 post-term. Overall survival was 58%. The commonest indication for ventilation was meconium aspiration syndrome in term babies and hyaline membrane disease in preterms. Babies ventilated for pneumonia had the best outcome, while the… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 24 REFERENCES

Neonatal mechanical ventilation– experience at district level NICU

NK Mittal, G. Rishi
  • J Neonatol
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…