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Lung volume and cardiorespiratory changes during open and closed endotracheal suction in ventilated newborn infants
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    CLINICAL AND HORMONAL STRESS RESPONSE FOLLOWING ENDOTRACHEAL SUCTIONING IN VENTILATED NEONATES: A CL

    Sir,

    We enjoyed reading the paper of Hoellering et al. on the impact of closed versus open endotracheal suctioning on lung volume and cardiorespiratory changes in ventilated newborns.1 We fully agree that the respiratory and cardiovascular response during and following different suctioning techniques should be evaluated. However, in addition to these variables and similar to the observations on the difference b...

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