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Allen MC, Donohue P, Gilmore M, et al. Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Preterm Infants. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2010 Oct. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 195.)

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Appendix AList of Acronyms

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ArtrCath

Arterial catheter

BPD

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

BSID

Bayley scale of infant development

BW

Birth weight

CMV

Conventional mechanical ventilation

Congen

Congenital anomaly/malformation

CP

Cerebral palsy

CPAP

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

DQ

Developmental quotient

Dshunting

Ductal Shunting

ECMO

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

EDC

Estimated date of confinement

F/U

Follow- up

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FiO2

Fraction of Inspired Oxygen

g

grams

GA

Gestational age

GCAS

General conceptual ability

HFFI

High-frequency flow interruption

HFOV

High-frequency oscillatory ventilation

HFV

High-frequency ventilation

HRF

Hypoxemic respiratory failure

iNO

inhaled Nitric Oxide

intrprncyml

Intraparenchymal lesion

IPH

intraparenchymal hemorrhage

IQR

Inter-quartile range

IVH

Intraventricular Hemorrhage

JHU

Johns Hopkins University

KG

Kilograms

MAP

Mean airway pressure

MDI

Mental developmental index

mmHg

millimeters of mercury

NDI

Neurodevelopmental impairment

NEC

Necrotizing enterocolitis

NICU

Neonatal intensive care unit

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NO

Nitric oxide

NO2

Nitrogen dioxide

OI

Oxygenation Index

Oligho

Oligohydramnios

OMAR

Office of Medical Applications of Research

PDA

Patent Ductus Arteriosis

PDI

Physical developmental index

PMA

post menstrual age

PPHN

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn

ppm

parts per million

Pulmhyp

Pulmonary hypoplasia

PVL

Periventricular leukomalacia

RCT

Randomized controlled trial

RDS

Respiratory distress syndrome

Respfail

Respiratory failure

ROP

Retinopathy of Prematurity

RX

treatment

SD

Standard deviation

Vent Support

Ventilation Support

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