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Silverman Score (Silverman-Anderson Index) for Neonatal Respiratory Distress (RDS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a neonate for physical signs of the respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) using the score of Silverman and Anderson.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

P22

Description:

Silverman and Anderson developed a simple score for grading the severity of neonatal respiratory distress.

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