Post-extubation atelectasis in newborns with surgical diseases: a report of two cases involving the use of a high-flow nasal cannula

@inproceedings{Paula2014PostextubationAI,
  title={Post-extubation atelectasis in newborns with surgical diseases: a report
of two cases involving the use of a high-flow nasal cannula},
  author={L{\'u}cia C{\^a}ndida Soares de Paula and Fernanda Corsante Siqueira and Regina C{\'e}lia Turola Passos Juliani and Werther Brunow de Carvalho and Maria Esther Jurfest Rivero Ceccon and Uenis Tannuri},
  booktitle={Revista Brasileira de terapia intensiva},
  year={2014}
}
Atelectasis is a pulmonary disorder that lengthens the hospitalization time of newborns in intensive care units, resulting in increased morbidity among these infants. High-flow nasal cannulae have been used in newborns to prevent atelectasis and/or expand pulmonary regions affected by atelectasis; however, to date, no evidence-based data regarding this approach have been reported. In this paper, we report on the cases of two male newborn patients. The first and second patients described in this… CONTINUE READING
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