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Suppose you're a physician treating an infant with respiratory distress syndrome. Your intervention to effect relief of the baby's symptoms will involve?

A. alveolar macrophages
B. an artificial surfactant
C.antibiotics
D. oxygen

This site says that an infant with respiratory distress will receive oxygen.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001563.htm#Treatment

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    I had a test with this same exact question and I chose oxygen and it was wrong.. but still looking for the right answer

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    Doing the same test the correct answer is B they try not to use oxygen because it can cause more damage.

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    an artificial surfactant.... Google it! Its the right anwser!

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    alveolar macrophages

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