Controversies in high-frequency ventilation

Clin Perinatol. 1998 Mar;25(1):113-22.


Clinical care of newborns with respiratory failure is constantly changing and improving. Thus, optimizing health care is a commitment to constant, but careful change. This article addresses five current controversies about high-frequency ventilation and provides a discussion on each debated question.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Hemorrhage / etiology
  • High-Frequency Ventilation* / adverse effects
  • High-Frequency Ventilation* / methods
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Premature
  • Leukomalacia, Periventricular / etiology
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / therapy*