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Prostaglandins before caesarean section for preventing neonatal respiratory distress

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2013
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Title
Prostaglandins before caesarean section for preventing neonatal respiratory distress
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, November 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010087.pub2
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Authors

Nkengafac V Motaze, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Taryn Young

Abstract

Respiratory distress (RD) can occur in both preterm and term neonates born through normal vaginal delivery or caesarean section (CS). It accounts for about 30% of neonatal deaths and can occur at any time following birth. Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), transient tachypnoea (rapid breathing) of the newborn and persistent pulmonary hypertension (increased blood pressure of pulmonary vessels) of the newborn are the most frequent clinical presentations of neonatal RD. Prostaglandins are used in routine obstetric practice to ripen the uterine cervix and to trigger labour, with those of the E series being preferred over others due to the fact that they are more uteroselective. Administration of prostaglandins to an expectant mother before delivery causes reabsorption of lung fluid from the fetal lung and promotes surfactant secretion by inducing a catecholamine surge. As a result, significant reduction in neonatal respiratory morbidity following a CS could be obtained, leading to reduced long-term complications such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia (chronic lung disease with lung tissue modification) and asthma.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Indonesia 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 207 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 39 19%
Student > Bachelor 26 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 9%
Researcher 16 8%
Student > Postgraduate 8 4%
Other 34 16%
Unknown 69 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 60 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 25 12%
Psychology 15 7%
Social Sciences 11 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 4%
Other 17 8%
Unknown 74 35%

Attention Score in Context

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#13,759,284
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Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#10,314
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#119,849
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#92
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