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Hyaline membrane disease

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Introduction
Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) is a serious medical condition where a newborn baby's lungs cannot provide their body with enough oxygen.
Diagnosing neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
A number of tests can be used to look for the signs of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) and rule out other possible causes.
Treating neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
Treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) aims to manage the underlying cause of the condition while supporting breathing.
Complications of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
There is a significant risk that babies who experience neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) will develop further problems.