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Post-natal steroids for chronic lung disease

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Interventions- neonatal

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ANZNN: The infant was treated with systemic corticosteroids by any route post natally for chronic lung disease.

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Corticosteroid used with the objectives of treatment of evolving chronic lung disease at any stage or to prevent development of chronic lung disease. It must not include corticosteroid use for the treatment of conditions such as post-extubation subglottic oedema or in the use for hypotension or any forms of corticosteroid deficiency.

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