Nationally Ranked CareIn the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the Best Children’s Hospitals, Lurie Children’s continues to be the top hospital in Illinois, ranking in 9 specialties.
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Ann & Robert H. LurieChildren’s Hospital of Chicago225 E. Chicago AvenueChicago, Illinois 60611
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS; also called Hyaline Membrane Disease or HMD) is a condition of premature infant lungs due to insufficient surfactant, a substance in the lungs that helps the air sacs stay open.
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