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Which of the following "new" BPD criteria would indicate a mild case of the condition?

1. Breathing room air upon discharge
2. Needed nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
3. Needs <30% oxygen upon discharge
4. Needed supplemental oxygen for 28 days
a. 2, 3
b. 1, 4
c. 2, 3, 4
d. 1, 2, 4

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B
Neonatal patients with a mild case of "new" BPD would have required supplemental oxygen for at least 28 days but are now breathing room air upon discharge.

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