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neonatal respiratory distress syndrome signs

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
43 years experience Pediatrics
Premature lung: Prematures lack surfactant which is essential to keep alveoli expanded. This results in gradual collapse of more and more alveoli, (atelectasis) maki ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Resp. distress syndr: Its caused by deficiency of surfactant that lines the airways&lung immaturity. From baby being premature vs genetic protein def. Varies in severity fo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
??RDS??: I would agree more cs babies have respiratory pbs than regular delivery but the issue is ttn ( transient tachypnea of the newborn) not rds.A trip down ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Same thing.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Prematurity: Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open. High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Emergency: ARDS is a general term for acute respiratory failure in which the capillaries in the lungs leak causing the air spaces to fill with fluid. There are m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Zimmerman
25 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
RDS: Rds or respiratory distress syndrome is a term usually used to describe a condition in the newborn that is used when the newborn is having some degree ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Prematurity: Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open. High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoi ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Not Directly: Only with significant/severe smoke inhalation can ARDS and respiratory failure result. The majority of the time smoke inhalation is an irritant and c ... Read More

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