Duration of continuous positive airway pressure in premature infants.

TitleDuration of continuous positive airway pressure in premature infants.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsBamat NA, Jensen EA, Kirpalani H
JournalSemin Fetal Neonatal Med
Volume21
Issue3
Pagination189-95
Date Published2016 06
ISSN1878-0946
KeywordsContinuous Positive Airway Pressure, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Infant, Premature, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Abstract

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) has been used for respiratory support in premature infants for more than 40 years and is now a cornerstone of modern neonatal care. Clinical research on CPAP has primarily focused on understanding which devices and pressure sources best implement this therapy. In contrast, less research has examined the optimal duration over which CPAP is administered. We review this aspect of CPAP therapy.

DOI10.1016/j.siny.2016.02.005
Alternate JournalSemin Fetal Neonatal Med
PubMed ID26948885
PubMed Central IDPMC4902733
Grant ListT32 HD060550 / HD / NICHD NIH HHS / United States