International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
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


Dr. Dhaval Patel, Dr. Nikhilesh Nain, Dr. Mitul Kalathia

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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