Three-year experience with neonatal ventilation from a tertiary care hospital in Delhi.

@article{Singh1993ThreeyearEW,
  title={Three-year experience with neonatal ventilation from a tertiary care hospital in Delhi.},
  author={M. Indrakumar Singh and Ashok Kumar Deorari and Vinod Kumar Paul and Manjoo Mittal and Shiva Shanker and U K Munshi and Yatendra S. Jain},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          783-9
        }
}
Ninety neonates were ventilated over a period of 33 months of whom 50 (55.5%) survived. Fifty seven babies received IPPV while 33 CPAP. IPPV mode was being used more frequently recently and survival rates have steadily improved over past 3 years. Survival was cent per cent in babies above 1.5 kg on CPAP mode while 16/26 (57.7%) survived on IPPV mode. Of 22 extremely VLBW (< 1 kg) babies, six survived. HMD was the commonest indication of ventilation (50%), of which 53% (24/45) survived. The… CONTINUE READING

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