Neonatology pp 497-508 | Cite as

Treatment of Respiratory Failure: Mechanical Ventilation

  • Colin J. Morley


Respiratory diseases, with different etiologies, are one of the major problems in neonatal medicine and one of the main reasons for an infant receiving intensive care support. Without respiratory support many ill newly born infants would die.


Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Tidal Volume Ventilator Rate Minute Volume Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Colin J. Morley
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Newborn ResearchRoyal Women’s HospitalMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics & GynaecologyUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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