Oxygen Supplementation beyond Stabilization. The Egyptian Consensus on the Management of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome 2017

NEONATAL CARE NETWORK 2017 (NCN

Recommendations

1. In preterm babies receiving oxygen, the saturation target should be between 90 and 94% (B2).

2. To achieve this, suggested alarm limits should be 89 and 95% (D2).

3. Following the administration of a surfactant, a hyperoxic peak should be avoided by rapid reduction in FiO2 (C).

4. Fluctuations in SaO2 should be avoided during the postnatal period (C).

  • Quality of evidence

   – High quality A

   – Moderate quality B

   – Low quality C

   – Very low quality D

MODIFIED FROM:

European Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Respiratory Distress Syndrome – 2016 Update

Sponsored by: abbvie EGYPT

Sharing professors:

  • Prof Abdel Rahman El Mashad (Tanta univ)
  • Prof Afaf Korraa (Azhar univ)
  • Prof El Sayed Khalaf (Port fouad hosp, ministry of health)
  • Prof Iman Eskander (Cairo univ)
  • Prof Hesham Abdel Hady (Mansoura univ)
  • Prof Hesham Ghazal (Alexandria univ)
  • Prof Magda Badawy (Cairo univ)
  • Prof Madiha Abdalla (Minia univ)
  • Prof Magdy Kamel (Minia univ)
  • Prof M Abdel Aaal El Bagy (Sohag univ)
  • Prof Morad El Alfy (Al Galaa military center)
  • Prof Nahed Fahmy (Cairo univ)
  • Prof Nayera Ismaeil (Ain Shams univ)
  • Prof Raguia Atwa (Ain Shams univ)
  • Prof Safaa Shafeek (Ain Shams univ)
  • Prof Sozan Gad (Suez canal univ)
  • Prof Osama Hussein (Port said neonatology society)
  • Prof Osama Kasem (Al Galaa military center)
  • Prof Yehia Mahmoud Basha (Damanhour teaching hosp)
  • Prof Zahraa Ezz El Deen (Cairo univ)