eNeonatal Review
VOLUME 10 – ISSUE 4
PODCAST LINK BELOW
MANAGEMENT OF BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA AND RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME

Our guest author is Bernard Thebaud, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, at Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, Canada.

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

Describe the current approach to exogenous surfactant administration for the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in preterm neonates.
Summarize current therapeutic strategies targeted at reducing the incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Discuss the emerging evidence for the application of stem cell therapies for the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

This discussion, offered as a downloadable audio file and companion transcript, covers the important topic of management of BPD and RDS in the format of case-study scenarios for the clinical practice. This program is a follow up to the Volume 10, Issue 3 eNeonatal Review newsletter—Management of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Respiratory Distress Syndrome.


Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses
Dr. Thebaud has indicated that there will be no references to unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products.
Bernard Thebaud, MD Bernard Thebaud, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Canada

Guest Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Thebaud has indicated that he has no financial interests or relationships with any commercial entity whose products or services are relevant to the content of his presentation.


Release Date
February 26, 2015
Expiration Date
February 25, 2017
Edward E. Lawson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Department of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Maureen Gilmore, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Neonatology
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Lawrence M. Nogee, MD
Professor
Department of Pediatrics – Neonatology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Mary Terhaar, DNSc, RN
Associate Professor
Director, DNP Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland
Anthony Bilenki, MA, RRT
Director Respiratory Care/ECMO Services
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
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STATEMENT OF NEED

NUTRITION
  • Physicians may not be aware of recent evidence-based recommendations on recognizing and treating GERD in neonates.
  • Current neonatal nutritional management practices may be enhanced to optimize and meet the specific needs of low birth weight preterm infants.
  • Current neonatal nutritional management practices may be enhanced to optimize and meet the specific needs of low birth weight preterm infants.
  • Clinicians who treat neonates are uncertain of optimal strategies for prevention and early recognition and treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis.


  • RESPIRATORY-RELATED ISSUES
  • Clinicians may be unfamiliar with some of the newest evidence-based approaches for treating neonatal persistent pulmonary hypertension.
  • Clinicians treating preterm infants may not be fully aware of the most recent developments in optimal management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and respiratory distress syndrome.

  • intended audience
    The activity has been developed for neonatologists, NICU nurses, and respiratory therapists working with neonatal patients.

    Estimated time to complete activity: 30 minutes.

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  • Lawrence M. Nogee, MD discloses that he has served as a contributor to UpToDate, Inc.

  • No other planners have indicated that they have any financial interest or relationships with a commercial entity whose products or services are relevant to the content of their presentations.


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