30 December 2013

EARLY WARNING CAN GIVE PREMATURE BABIES THEIR BEST CHANCE.

More babies die from problems associated with preterm birth than all other problems.

New research is helping doctors change those statistics. The staff at North Florida Regional Medical Center was able to give drugs that helped one baby’s lungs develop so that she’s be better able to breathe—even eight weeks ahead of schedule.

Find out how Sheridan Medical Director Dr. Salil Gupta uses surfactant and other methods to give his smallest patients their best chances at birth in this WCJB news article and video segment. http://www.wcjb.com/your-health-local-news-health/2013/12/your-health-premature-birth Are you familiar with surfactant to assist underdeveloped lungs?