|Outcomes (up to discharge)||Elective surfactant||Control||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|Subsequent mechanical ventilation for worsening respiratory disease||26%||43%||40% (2 to 63)||6 (3 to 123)|
Elective surfactant increased median duration of mechanical ventilation in preterm infants with mild to moderate respiratory distress syndrome
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