In this online, self-learning activity:
Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) occurs in 10.1% of preterm infants born at 34 weeks’ gestational age (GA), corresponding to an over 40-fold increased risk as compared to their 39- to 40-week-GA counterparts. The risk decreases with increasing GA; at a GA of 37 weeks, the risk has fallen to just to just three times that of a full-term infants. Aside from premature birth, risk factors include: maternal gestational diabetes, male infant, and multiplets.
The following healthcare professionals: neonatologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who clinically encounter neonatal patients with RSD.
This program is supported by an educational grant from Mallinckdrodt and Chiesi.
Release Date: March 31, 2018 -- Expiration Date: March 31, 2020
Faculty: Jack Sills, MD
Setting the stage
Treatment options available for RSD
By the end of the session the participant will be able to:
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Dr. Jack H. Sills, MD, Clinical Professor Pediatrics, University of California, Invine, CA has no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.
Disclosures of Educational Planners: Charles Turck, PharmD has no relevant conflicts of interest to disclose.
Commercial Support Disclosure: This program is supported by an educational grant from Mallinkdrodt and Chiesi.
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