Respiratory distress syndrome

Last updated: Saturday, 29, January, 2011
CausesAppropriate Tests

Blood gases. Electrolytes; FBC.

Neonatal

Predictive test: lecithin-sphingomyelin ratio - amniotic fluid; lamellar bodies - amniotic fluid.

Maternal diabetes mellitus 

See also Antenatal screening

Prematurity

Adult

Septicaemia

Shock

Acute Pancreatitis

Overdose drug

Ventilator syndrome