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General concerns and questions about newborn with respiratory distress syndrome in intensive care?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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In brief: Prematurity

Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open.
High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoia leading to blindness.

In brief: Prematurity

Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open.
High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoia leading to blindness.
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