Trends in epidemiology and outcomes of respiratory distress syndrome in the United States.

@article{Donda2019TrendsIE,
  title={Trends in epidemiology and outcomes of respiratory distress syndrome in the United States.},
  author={Keyur Donda and Nandini Vijayakanthi and Fredrick Dapaah-Siakwan and Parth T. Bhatt and Deepa Rastogi and Shantanu Rastogi},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2019},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={
          405-414
        }
}
BACKGROUND The management practices of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) in the newborn have changed over time. We examine the trends in the epidemiology, resource utilization, and outcomes (mortality and bronchopulmonary dysplasia [BPD]) of RDS in preterm neonates ≤34 weeks gestational age (GA) in the United States. METHODS In this retrospective serial cross-sectional study, we used ICD-9 codes to classify preterm infants GA ≤34 weeks between 2003 and 2014 from the National Inpatient… CONTINUE READING
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