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Surfactant in the Treatment of Respiratory Distress Syndrome

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York,NY:Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is one of the most common lung disorders in premature infants. RDS is a breathing disorder that affects about 10 in 100 premature infants in the United States. The earlier an infant is born, the less developed the lungs are and the higher the risk of RDS. The main cause of respiratory distress syndrome is a lack of surfactant in the lungs, which is

Treatment for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2011, New York:Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome is a breathing condition affecting newborns. Premature infants, especially those born 6 weeks or more prior to their due date, are at risk. Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome, also known as respiratory distress disorder, is mainly caused by a lack of surfactant in the infant's lungs. Surfactant is a protective substance that coats the lungs and enables us to breathe normally by

Surfactant Deficiency in Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Surfactant Deficiency in Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November, 2011, New York:Infant respiratory distress syndrome is a breathing problem that affects 1 out of 10 premature infants. Almost all infants born before 28 weeks of pregnancy develop respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). The main cause of infant respiratory distress is surfactant deficiency in the lungs. Surfactant is a oily substance that lines the air sacs in the lungs, which are

The Role of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners in the Treatment of Infant Respiratory …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, U.S.:Newborns who are diagnosed with infant respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) are often cared for by neonatal nurse practitioners in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Infant respiratory distress syndrome is characterized by a lack of surfactant in the lungs. Surfactant is a naturally occurring substance that coats the lungs and helps them to function properly. Infants who are born prematurely -- that is, born at least