Flashcards in Respiratory Distress In Newborn Deck (17):
Increase work of breathing
noisy breathing: grun: strider, wheeze
Causes of RDS?
#1 Sepsis/pneumonia: #1 - most dangerous
#2 Wet Lung/TTN- #2 -most common
Transient tachypnoea of the newborn
Cause of TTN?
Continued production of delayed removal of fetal lung liquid, will get better on own, but will have supportive Rx.
Meconium aspiration syndrome
Why MAS bad?
Infection on top of it.
Why diaphragmatic hernia, so unwell?
Underdeveloped lungs, severe pulmonary hypertension
Clues to neonatal sepsis?
Mother sick? Chorioamnionitis?
Most common causes of preterm distress?
2. RDS/hyaline membrane disease
Lack of surfactant in lung
Surfactant production started/caused by?
Cortisol surge in 34-35 weeks
Where is surfactant created?
Type 2 pneumocytes
prevent long term Chronic lung disease
Caffeine to reduce BPD
Target O2 in preterm? Too little vs. Too much?
Survival vs. Retinopathy of prematurity