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Risk Models of Sinkin et al for Predicting Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in a Neonate

Purpose:

To evaluate a neonate for risk of broncho-pulmonary dysplasia (BPD) using the 12 hour and 10 day risk models of Sinkin et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

P27.1

Description:

Sinkin et al developed models for predicting the risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in a newborn infant. These can help identify an infant who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.

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