Respiratory distress in newborn infants: contribution to current mortality.

Abstract

A review of infants with respiratory distress born at the Mercy Maternity Hospital, Melbourne, during the years from 1975 to 1977 showed that live-born infants totalled 13304; 288 (2.2%) had respiratory distress. Of the 13304 infants, 197 died; 75 (38.1%) were infants with respiratory distress. Hyaline membrane disease was the cause of the respiratory… (More)

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@article{Carolane1981RespiratoryDI, title={Respiratory distress in newborn infants: contribution to current mortality.}, author={D J Carolane and P. S. Taylor and Nancy Johnson and James H. Drew}, journal={The Medical journal of Australia}, year={1981}, volume={1 11}, pages={569-70} }