TITLE

Hazards of systemic steroids for ventilator-dependent preterm infants: What would a parent want?

AUTHOR(S)
Barrington, Keith J.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/10/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on health problems of premature infants, which may result from efforts to keep them alive after birth. Discussion of lung injury which may be caused by assisted ventilation; Topic of whether steroids are beneficial and safe for children; Discussion of long-term neurologic and developmental follow-up after neonatal steroid treatment.
ACCESSION #
4820003

 

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