Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Respiratory distress syndrome, sometimes referred to as "hyaline membrane disease," is seen in the surfactant-deficient preterm infant. RDS is also seen in the infant of a diabetic mother delivered before 38 weeks' gestation. These infants present with respiratory distress, including tachypnea, grunting, and retractions. They often become cyanotic as the disease worsens. The preterm infant is at higher risk for developing GBS sepsis, and the symptoms of both diseases are similar, as are the early radiographic findings. Thus, if symptomatic, the preterm infant should receive antibiotic therapy.

Soccer Fitness 101

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Be a star on the field in no time! Get Fit For The Soccer Field In 10 Easy Steps! With soccer season looming just around the corner it’s never too early to start getting ready. Soccer is an intense game, and it’s going to take a lot of work on your part to make sure that you’re ready to stay ahead of your competition out on that field.

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