Role of steroids on the clinical course and outcome of meconium aspiration syndrome-a randomized controlled trial.

BACKGROUND Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is one of the major causes of severe respiratory distress in the newborn and there is no uniform protocol of management after the development of MAS. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine whether systemic and inhalational steroid therapy can alter the clinical course of MAS and improve the… CONTINUE READING