Neonatal respiratory distress (causes)

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Causes of neonatal distress can be broadly split into intrathoracic, extrathoracic and systemic:

Medical
Surgical
  • sepsis
  • profound anaemia
  • hypothermia
  • hypovolaemic shock
  • electrolyte imbalance
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • severe acidosis

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Article Information

rID: 8375
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Section: Gamuts
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