NICU RT stuff

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svtep01
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NICU RT stuff
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2012-06-19 04:53:01
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NICU RT
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NICU stuff (respiratory)
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  1. Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN)
    CXR: hazy streaks/finger streaking, Patchy opacities

    RR: tachypnic with respiratory distress, ^ fio2 requirement 

    TX: Vapo (^ liter flow to dec wob)

    Typically lasts 3-6 days
  2. Meconium Aspiration
    CXR: patchy infiltrates

    TX: minimal + pressure @ delivery to avoid pneumo

    • Note: PO2 on abg = PPHN
    •   (low regardless of fio2)

    Vapo=>Conventional=>Ossilator=>Nitric
  3. Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)
    CXR: ground glass appearance

    RR: nasal flaring, grunting, retractions, forced exhalation, minimal air movement

    Typically requires some sort of + pressure

    TX: NC, Vapo

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