International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


ISSN: 2454-9142

Vol. 2, Issue 9 (2016)

Study of clinical profile and outcome of nasal septal injury in neonates receiving oxygen therapy with nasal cannula & nasal prong, CPAP, NIPPV

Author(s): Dr. Dhaval Patel, Dr. Nikhilesh Nain, Dr. Mitul Kalathia
Abstract: Objective: To study neonatal variables affecting nasal septal injury among newborns receiving oxygen therapy. Design: Prospective cross sectional study. Setting: Tertiary care level. Method: All newborns less than 37 week requiring oxygen therapy are included with proper consent and then daily examination was done to look for grade of injury and it is compared with variables of neonate such as gestational age, weight. Result: Statically significant (p<0.05) relationship between low birth weight and duration of NIV with grade of injury.
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