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Definition of BPD

1) O2 requirement for 28 days postnatally 2) In less than 32 weeks, RA at 36 PMA (mild); less than 30% O2 @ 36 PMA (moderate); more than 30% O2 @ 36 PMA (severe) 3) >32 weeks, RA @ 56 DOL (mild); less than 30% O2 @ 56 DOL (mod); >30% @ 56 DOL (severe)

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Patients with BPD, mouth vs abdominal breathers

Mouth

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T/F In BPD, breath sounds are frequently clear when the patient is well and abnormal only during an acute exacerbation

T

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Chronic respiratory insufficiency may be evident as ___

1) elevation of serum bicarbonate, 2) elevation of pressure of carbon dioxide on blood gas analysis, or 3) polycythemia

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Patients with BPD must be monitored for the development of ___, especially if they require supplemental oxygen and have chronic respiratory insufficiency

cor pulmonale