Respiratory Distress Syndrome Hyaline Membrane Disease. Islamic university Nursing College. Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Hyaline Membrane Disease). Causes: Immature development of the respiratory system or inadequate amount of surfactant in the lungs.
Respiratory Distress SyndromeHyaline Membrane Disease
The goals of nursing management are the same as for any high- risk neonate with special emphasis on respiratory needs to:
Facilitate respiratory effort, maintain air exchange and oxygenation.
- Prevent complications.
Nursing management includes all the nursing skills required for any high-risk neonates.
In addition special skills and observations as: Suctioning is performed only as necessary.