Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2020 12 21;25(6):101158. Epub 2020 Oct 21.
Level 7, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Royal Women's Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia. Electronic address:
Caffeine to prevent or treat apnea of prematurity in the newborn period is now standard of care for infants born very preterm. It has both short- and longer-term effects on respiratory health. In the short-term it reduces the duration of assisted ventilation and of oxygen therapy. Read More