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Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome signs

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 44 years experience
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
??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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Zimmerman
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Go to ER...: If a person is having difficulty breathing, they should get to an er immediately. In the er, if adult respiratory distress syndrome is present, the pe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
See below: A reaction of the body against its own lung tissue in response to a variety of insults, such as infection, sepsis, pancreatitis, severe trauma, burns,... Read More

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