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Respiratory Distress in the Newborn

  • John M. Hutson
  • Spencer W. Beasley
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Abstract

The general clinical features are described and then the causes obvious on external examination. There are sections on respiratory distress relieved by crying (choanal atresia), the frothy baby (oesophageal atresia), severe or progressive respiratory and respiratory distress that occurs suddenly (pneumothorax).

Keywords

Respiratory Distress Diaphragmatic Hernia Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Tension Pneumothorax Oesophageal Atresia 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. Hutson
    • 1
  • Spencer W. Beasley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyRoyal Children’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Paediatric Surgery Department OtagoUniversity Christchurch HospitalChristchurchNew Zealand

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