Eric C. Eichenwald, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Eric C. Eichenwald

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Respiratory distress syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has respiratory distress syndrome? What are the typical findings for this disease? Patients with Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) are typically preterm (born at less than 37 weeks gestation). The most common signs are respiratory distress in the first minutes to hours after birth,…

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Overview. What every practitioner needs to know. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is diagnosed based on the need for supplemental oxygen at 36 weeks’ postmenstrual age. The majority of infants diagnosed with BPD are born at less than 28 weeks’ gestation. Are you sure your patient has bronchopulmonary dysplasia? What are the typical findings for this disease?…

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