Randomized trial of prongs or mask for nasal continuous positive airway pressure in preterm infants.
AffiliationThe National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
MeSHContinuous Positive Airway Pressure
Infant, Premature, Diseases
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CitationRandomized trial of prongs or mask for nasal continuous positive airway pressure in preterm infants. 2012, 130 (5):e1170-6 Pediatrics
AbstractTo determine whether nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) given with nasal prongs compared with nasal mask reduces the rate of intubation and mechanical ventilation in preterm infants within 72 hours of starting therapy.