Respiratory Distress

  • G. J. Ebrahim
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Part of the Macmillan Tropical Community Health Manuals book series

Abstract

Respiratory difficulties in the newborn can take different forms. The respiration may become irregular or gasping in character; there may be expiratory grunts or spells of apnoea. On the other hand, there can occur vigorous chest movements with inspiratory retraction of the chest wall.

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© G. J. Ebrahim 1979

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