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"Baby triggered ventilation" no better than conventional methods
  1. H MARCOVITCH, Editor in Chief

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“Baby triggered ventilation” no better than conventional methods

Always committed to randomised controlled trials, neonatologists have been working hard to provide more evidence base for practice. In this issue there are two large trials of patient triggered ventilation. One is a large collaborative study in which almost 1000 preterm babies were randomly allocated to either patient triggered (PTV) or conventional ventilation for treatment of their respiratory distress syndrome (Pp 5-10). The group are to be congratulated for having persevered and achieved such a large trial size.

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