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Methods of weaning preterm babies <30 weeks gestation off CPAP: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Todd, David A.; Wright, A.; Broom, M.; Chauhan, M.; Meskell, S.; Cameron, C.; Perdomi, A. M.; Rochefort, M.; Jardine, L.; Stewart, A.; Shadbolt, B.


BACKGROUND Controversy exists whether different continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) weaning methods influence time to wean off CPAP, CPAP duration, oxygen duration, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) or length of admission. AIMS In a multicentre randomised controlled trial, the authors have primarily compared CPAP weaning methods impact on time to wean off CPAP and CPAP duration and secondarily their effect on oxygen duration, BPD and time of admission. METHODS Between April 2006 and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-05-18
Type: Journal article
Source: Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition
DOI: 10.1136/adc.2011-300133


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