Research Paper | Paediatrics | India | Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020
Clinical Study of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Kaustubh Chaudhari, Manas Kumar Behera
Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (NRDS) is an important cause of mortality and morbidity in premature infants, primarily due to surfactant deficiency. A retrospective study was carried out in tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to analyze clinical profile, morbidity and mortality in our hospital. 150 neonates with gestational age <37wk with diagnosis of RDS as per clinical investigational guidelines were analyzed. 58 % were males while 42 % were females. 90 % mothers received antenatal steroids out of which 15 % babies died while 80 % babies died whose mothers didn’t receive it. Total 66 % babies received surfactant and mortality among them was 14 % while 36 % in babies who didn’t receive it.
Keywords: RDS, surfactant, antenatal steroid
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020
Pages: 116 - 119
How to Cite this Article?
Kaustubh Chaudhari, Manas Kumar Behera, "Clinical Study of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR20228100156, Volume 9 Issue 3, March 2020, 116 - 119
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