OB_Surfactant - Prophylaxis in infants <29 wks...

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Surfactant: Exosurf Neonatal, Suraxin, Colfosceril ACTION: surface-active phospholipid secreted by alveolar epithelium. Decreases surface tension in the lungs, resulting in uniform expansion INDICATIONS: Infants with immature lungs – infants born before 32 wks gestation.
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Unformatted text preview: Prophylaxis in infants <29 wks or who will likely have RDS DOSE: administered directly into trachea by neonatologist or other specially trained professional....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course NUR 2000 taught by Professor Rn during the Spring '10 term at Florida State College.

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