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Oxygen Therapy Helps Preemies Survive

Monday, 17 May 2010 08:29 AM


A therapy used on adults with sleep apnea may help very premature babies get a better start in life. USA Today reports that preemies who were given CPAP treatment instead of being given surfactant (a liquid that keeps air sacs open and isn't produced yet in very premature babies) and put on a ventilator, were less likely to die.

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