Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, September 23rd, 2005
Pediatricians in England conducted a "prospective randomized controlled trial" to compare the effects of "a short period (24 hr)" of postextubation nasal CPAP with "direct extubation into headbox oxygen on the outcome of the need for reintubation within 7 days of initial extubation."
"Infants at less than 32 weeks of gestation who had received mechanical ventilation in the first 28 postnatal days and were being extubated for the first time were recruited," explained M. Peake and coauthors working at the Liverpool Women's...
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