Indications for Noninvasive Respiratory Support

  • Amir KugelmanEmail author
  • Federico Martinon-Torres


The two main indications for respiratory support in preterm infants are respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and apnea of prematurity.


Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Respiratory Distress Syndrome Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Pressure Support Ventilation Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neonatology and Pediatric Pulmonary UnitBnai Zion Medical Center, The B. Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, TechnionHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Pediatric Emergency, Intermediate and Critical Care Service, Department of PediatricsHospital Clinico Universitario de SantiagoSantiago de CompostelaSpain
  3. 3.GENVIP, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago (IDIS)Santiago de CompostelaSpain

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