TITLE

Minimising neonatal brain injury: how research in the past five years has changed my clinical practice

AUTHOR(S)
Levene, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2007, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p261
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
With improving neonatal survival for extremely premature babies, the challenge for neonatology is to improve outcome of surviving babies. This review concentrates on best evidence emerging in recent years on prevention of brain damage by early administration of drugs as well as avoidance of induced brain damage by hyperventilation and dexamethasone therapy given postnatally for chronic lung disease.
ACCESSION #
24717284

 

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