Ms. Olson begins with a brief overview of neonatal pulmonary vascular disease (pulmonary hypertension), including pathophysiology and common etiologies, then discusses clinical presentations, current treatment strategies, and risk factors for chronic disease.
Describe the pathophysiology and common etiologies of pulmonary hypertension in infants.
Describe the diagnostic workup for infants with suspected pulmonary hypertension or infants at risk of having pulmonary hypertension.
Describe short- and long-term treatment strategies for infants with pulmonary hypertension.
MS, RN, CPNP,
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner,
Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Oregon Health & Science University