How is artificial surfactant delivered to the preemie's lungs?
ADMINISTRATION OF ARTIFICIAL SURFACTANT:-
- Artificial surfactant are used for the treatment of the Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).
- Manufactured surfactant is a white powder that is mixed with sterile water and given through endotracheal tube.
- Administration techniques that affect surfactant delivery into the pulmonary airways:-
the bolus volume
- most effective method is using rapid bolus instillation in combination with appropriate alveolar recruitment techniques.
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