Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

by Cathy Parkes February 08, 2021

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) - LevelUpRN

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) is a congenital heart defect where the fetal ductus arteriosus(connecting the aorta and pulmonary artery) fails to close. The treatment for PDA is Indomethacin.

HINT:INdomethacin goesIN da hole and closes it!



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