The Efficacy of Neutral Position Beractant Administration in Neonates.
OBJECTIVE: The objective was to compare the efficacy and adverse effects of beractant administration in neonates via a single aliquot in a neutral position versus positioning the neonates on their left then right side and two aliquots administration.
STUDY DESIGN: This was a retrospective cohort chart review of neonates who were diagnosed with respiratory distress syndrome and received beractant during two 15-month periods between 2013 and 2015 and 2015 and 2016 to compare the change in the fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO
RESULTS: There were no differences in FiO
CONCLUSION: Changing administration of beractant from two aliquots and positions to a neutral position resulted in no significant change in FiO
American journal of perinatology
Kovey, Karen; Barnes, Kelsi; Beckett, Robert D; and Rice, Melissa MD, "The Efficacy of Neutral Position Beractant Administration in Neonates." (2018). Pharmacy. 8.