[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.211.82.105. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
December 1956

Respiratory Problems in the Premature Infant.

Author Affiliations
 

Report of the Fifteenth M&R Pediatric Research Conference, Benjamin Kagan, M.D., Chairman. Price, not given. Pp. 87, with illustrations. M & R Laboratories, Columbus 16, Ohio, 1955.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1956;98(6):825-826. doi:10.1001/archinte.1956.00250300143021

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Approximately 14% of premature infants die during the first year of life, and most of these deaths are due to respiratory problems. This monograph deals with many phases of the problem. The following papers plus discussion of each are included: "Uterine and Placental Circulation," by Dr. Elizabeth M. Ramsey; "Hemodynamic Changes in the Fetal Circulation," by Dr. S. R. M. Reynolds; "Tissue Metabolism in Fetus and Newborn Infant," by Claude A. Villee; "Physiology of Initiation and Continuation of Breathing After Premature Birth," by Dr. James L. Wilson; "Gross and Microscopic Changes," by Dr. Edith L. Potter; "Pulmonary Physiology," by Dr. Charles D. Cook; "Obstetrical Factors Influencing Respiratory Difficulties in the Premature," by Dr. Lloyd V. Shields; "Pediatric Factors in Prevention and Diagnosis," by Dr. Steward H. Clifford; "Narcosis and Stimulation," by Dr. John Adriani; "Assisted Initiation and Maintenance of Respiration," by Dr. Richard L. Day; "Immunity," by Dr. Joseph Dancis;

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×