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Risk Factors for ICU Readmission Following Preterm Birth with Respiratory Failure

Purpose:

To identify a child who is more likely to be readmitted to the ICU following preterm birth complicated by respiratory failure.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

J96, O60

Description:

Mourani et al identified risk factors for readmission to the intensive care unit (ICU) for a pediatric patient with a history of preterm birth and respiratory failure. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Alabama.

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