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Neonatology Competition
Therapeutic Speciality
MP Number
What was the Primary outcome of the OPTIMIST trial?
What was the intervention arm in the OPTIMIST trial?
Infants were recruited into OPTIMIST when they were
What was the GA range of infants enrolled in OPTIMIST?
What was the intubation criteria in the OPTIMIST trial?
The need for intubation <72 h and the incidence of pneumothorax were approximately
The need for intubation <72 h was reduced in both GA strata?
This incidence of medically treated PDA was ______ in the MIST group
Which surfactant and dose were used in the OPTIMIST trial?
The need for intubation <72 h was _____ after MIST, and the exposure to mechanical ventilation via endotracheal tube was reduced on average by ____ full days.
Administration of surfactant via thin catheter compared with administration via an endotracheal tube is associated with?
What is the percentage of reduction of risk of death or BPD with LISA comparing to InSurE and/or surfactant administration with Mechanical Ventilation?
With LISA there is the 39% reduction of risk of need for intubation within the first 72 hours comparing to InSurE and 37% reduction of risk of the outcome for all studies (InSurE and delayed extubation)

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Competition rules:

  • Only one entry per person.
  • Competition entries close at 1pm on Monday the 5th of September 2022.
  • Winners will be notified on Tuesday the 6th of September 2022.
  • There will be a random draw & the judge’s decision is final.
  • 2 CPD points will be awarded upon submission.

Best of luck!