CLINICAL PROFILE OF NEONATES WITH RESPIRATORY DISTRESS

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  • Lokesh Kumar Meena Senior Resident, Pediatrics, Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i1.1694

Keywords:

Respiratory distress (RD), Clinical profile, Tachypnea

Abstract

Background: To study the clinical profile of neonates with respiratory distress.

Methods: A prospective study was conducted on 50 cases. Term, pre-term and post-term babies both in-borns and out-borns cases were included in the study.

Results: The majority of cases 43 (86.00%) presented with increased respiratory rate, chest in drawings. 42 (84%) babies had flaring of alae nasi.

Conclusion: Increased respiratory rate along with chest in drawing, flaring of alae nasi are the presentation of RD in majority of cases.

Keywords: Respiratory distress (RD), Clinical profile, Tachypnea

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Published

2021-01-31

How to Cite

Meena, L. K. . (2021). CLINICAL PROFILE OF NEONATES WITH RESPIRATORY DISTRESS. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i1.1694

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