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Some babies develop RDS, which is respiratory distress syndrome.
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is the most common problem in premature infants.
With RDS, breathing is rapid and the center of the chest and rib cage pull inward with each breath.
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the development of scar tissue in the lungs and can occur in severe cases of RDS.
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)-Also known as hyaline membrane disease, this is a condition of premature infants in which the lungs are imperfectly expanded due to a lack of a substance (surfactant) on the lungs that reduces tension.Advertisement
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) of the newborn, also known as infant RDS, is an acute lung disease present at birth, which usually affects premature babies.
According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, in 2003, approximately 40,000 infants and 150,000 adults were reported to have RDS.
Translated, these figures means RDS affected about one person in 6,800.
Labored breathing (the respiratory distress of RDS) may begin as soon as the infant is born, or within a few hours.
There are two major complications of RDS.Advertisement
When a premature infant has obvious trouble breathing at birth or within a few hours of birth, RDS is an obvious possibility.
If little surfactant is found in an amniotic fluid sample taken by placing a needle in the uterus (amniocentesis), there is a definite risk of RDS.
Collapsed lung tissue has a typical appearance, and the more lung tissue is collapsed, the more severe the RDS.
If only a mild degree of RDS is present at birth, placing the infant in an oxygen hood may be enough.
Infants with severe RDS may require treatment with a ventilator, a machine that takes over the work of the lungs and delivers air under pressure.Advertisement
If an infant born with RDS is not promptly treated, lack of an adequate oxygen supply will damage the body's organs and eventually cause them to stop functioning altogether.
The central nervous system in particular-made up of the brain and spinal cord-is very dependent on a steady oxygen supply and is one of the first organ systems to feel the effects of RDS.
Bleeding into the brain is a very serious condition that worsens the outlook for an infant with RDS.
The best way of preventing RDS is to delay delivery until the fetal lungs have matured and are producing enough surfactant, generally at about 37 weeks of pregnancy.
If the infant does develop RDS, the risk of bleeding into the brain will be much less if the mother has been given a dose of steroid.Advertisement
If a very premature infant is born without symptoms of RDS, it may be wise to deliver surfactant to its lungs.
This may prevent RDS or make it less severe if it does develop.
An alternative is to wait until the first symptoms of RDS appear and then immediately give surfactant.
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) is a breathing difficultly many babies born before 34 weeks have.
Babies with RDS may need additional oxygen and mechanical breathing assistance to help them breathe.
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