Outcome of surfactant therapy in a tertiary referral centre in Sri Lanka

KAN Menike, M Weerasekera
2009 Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health  
Objective To assess the outcome of surfactant therapy at a tertiary referral centre in Sri Lanka Design, setting and method All babies treated with surfactant at Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital during 2007 were included in the study. Data on weight, maturity, age of ventilation, age of surfactant therapy, ventilator settings before and after surfactant, arterial blood gas results before and after surfactant, details regarding pneumothorax and pulmonary haemorrhage, duration of ventilation
more » ... ion of ventilation and chronic lung disease at 28 days, 3 months, and 6 months were collected. Data analysis was done according to maturity groups.
doi:10.4038/sljch.v38i1.571 fatcat:q4hvp4nyifhrdi7j4g4bqzkeoy