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Extubation Guidelines in the Premature Infant
Premature births are defined as a baby born before 37 weeks of gestational age. In the United States, there is a high rate of premature births. Many issues can arise from being born early. One problem of significance is ...
Using a Bundle Approach to Prevent Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Very Premature Infants
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a chronic lung disease that affects about 40% of infants born at less than 32 weeks and is diagnosed if an infant still requires oxygen therapy at 36 weeks corrected gestational age or ...
Standardization of Oxygen Saturation Parameters: A Quality Improvement Project
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) are diseases common among premature neonates, especially if supplemental oxygen is received. Because of the role supplemental oxygen plays in the two ...