TITLE

respiratory distress syndrome of the preterm infant

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1885
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "respiratory distress syndrome of the preterm infant" is presented. It refers to a severe impairment of respiratory function in a preterm newborn. This condition is rarely faced by a newborn of more than 37 weeks' gestation or in one weighing at least 2.2 kg.
ACCESSION #
21243962

 

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