An underrecognized cause of respiratory distress in a neonate

Kin-Sun Wong; Ju-Li Lin
May 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/23/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p1558
Academic Journal
Presents information on a case study which examined a neonate with an underrecognized cause of respiratory distress. Medical history of the infant; Findings of various medical examinations conducted; Discussion on midnasal obstruction.


Related Articles

  • Chest associated to motor physiotherapy improves cardiovascular variables in newborns with respiratory distress syndrome.  // International Archives of Medicine;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p37 

    The article presents a study focusing on how chest associated to motor physiotherapy improves cardiovascular variables in newborns with respiratory distress syndrome. The study evaluated heart rate (HR), respiratory rate (RR), and systolic (SAP) in 44 newborns with respiratory distress syndrome....

  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome of Newborn Infants. Downes, John J.; Vidyasagar, Dharmapuri; Morrow III, Grant M.; Boggs Jr., Thomas R. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jun1970, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p325 

    Presents a clinical scoring system {RDS score) with acid-base and blood-gas correlations to assess the severity of idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn (RDS) and the effects of therapy. Testing of the reliability of the clinical scoring system by sequential arterial pH and...

  • Spontaneous multiloculated multiseptated pneumomediastinum in a newborn baby: the spinnaker sail is rigged-CT features with pathologic correlation. Low, Albert S. C.; Tan-Kendrick, Anne P. A.; Loh, Mark; Chan Hon Chui; Chui, Chan Hon // Pediatric Radiology;Oct2003, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p712 

    The CT appearance of a pathologically proven spontaneous multiloculated multiseptated pneumomediastinum in a newborn baby has not been reported in the English literature. Our baby was delivered vaginally at term and developed mild respiratory distress after birth. The antenatal history was...

  • Efficacy of surfactant at different gestational ages for infants with respiratory distress syndrome. Li Wang; Long Chen; Renjun Li; Jinning Zhao; Xiushuang Wu; Xue Li; Yuan Shi // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2015, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p13783 

    Since exogenous surfactant replacement therapy was first used to prevent respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), it has become the main method for treatment of RDS. However, in some infants, death is inevitable despite intensive care and surfactant replacement therapy, especially in near-term and...

  • Bench performance of ventilators during simulated paediatric ventilation. PARK, M. A. J.; FREEBAIRN, R. C.; GOMERSALL, C. D. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;May2013, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p349 

    The article compares the accuracy and capabilities of different ventilators using a paediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome lung model. Findings reveal that none of the ventilators could consistently deliver tidal volumes within 1 ml/kg of the set tidal volume, and the discrepancy between...

  • ABCA3 Deficiency: an unusual cause of respiratory distress in the newborn. Anandarajan, Mugilan; Paulraj, Sunil; Tubman, Richard // Ulster Medical Journal;2009, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p51 

    Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) is due to deficiency of surfactant and commonly occurs in preterm babies. We report the first confirmed case in Northern Ireland of ABCA3 transporter deficiency which is a rare but important cause of RDS in term babies. A 38 week gestation female infant...

  • Severe respiratory distress in term infants born electively at high altitude. Bakr, Ahmad F.; Abbas, Mohammad M. // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2006, Vol. 6, p4 

    Background: We studied the contribution of elective delivery to severe respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in term babies born at high altitude. Methods: We prospectively studied the charts of term babies born in Taif Maternity Hospital (1640 m above sea level) between 1/1/2004 and 31/10/2004...

  • Gangrene of the Extremities in a Newborn Premature Infant. Schenken, Jerald R. // Clinical Pediatrics;May1973, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p285 

    Examines the gangrene of the extremities in a newborn premature infant. Association of peripheral gangrene with pulmonary disease in infancy; Etiology of the peripheral gangrene; Complication of the respiratory distress syndrome.

  • Direct medical costs of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in two specialized public hospitals in Mexico. Martínez-Valverde, Silvia; Castro-Ríos, Angélica; Salinas-Escudero, Guillermo; Villasis-Keever, Miguel A.; Garduño-Espinosa, Juan; Muñoz-Hernández, Onofre // Salud Pública de México;nov/dic2014, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p612 

    Objective. To estimate direct medical costs (DMC) associated with treatment of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) in newborns (NB) in two specialized public hospitals in Mexico. Materials and methods. The perspective used was health care payer. We estimated DMC associated with RDS management....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics