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Improving incidence trends of severe intraventricular haemorrhages in preterm infants <32 weeks gestation: a cohort study

The aim of this study is to describe the trend and risk factors for severe intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) among infants <32 weeks gestation. Abstract available in ADC Fetal & Neonatal edition, Vol. 150, Iss. 2(subscription and log in required to see … Continue reading

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Achieved oxygen saturations and retinopathy of prematurity in extreme preterms

The aim of this study is to identify achieved oxygen saturations (SpO2) associated with increased risk of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Abstract available in ADC fetal & Neonatal edition, Vol. 105, Iss. 2(subscription and log in required to see the … Continue reading

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Haemodynamic effects of premedication for neonatal intubation: an observational study

The aim of this study is to examine changes in blood pressure (BP), cardiac output (CO) and cerebral regional oxygen saturation (rScO2) with administration of premedication for neonatal intubation. Abstract available in ADC Fetal & Neonatal edition, Vol. 105, Iss. … Continue reading

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Ethical issues in use of medications during lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, medications given to mothers to treat medical conditions have the potential to impact the health and development of the fetus or infant. Women are often advised to protect their breastfed infant by avoiding the medication or … Continue reading

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Mineral and nutritional requirements of preterm infant

Preterm infants are at risk of growth failure and metabolic bone disease due to insufficient nutrient supply in postnatal life. An ample provision of protein, energy, calcium and phosphates through parenteral or/and enteral nutrition is crucial for bone growth and … Continue reading

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Screening for early onset neonatal sepsis: NICE guidance-based practice versus projected application of the Kaiser Permanente sepsis risk calculator in the UK population

The aim of this study is to compare management recommendations of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines with the Kaiser Permanente sepsis risk calculator (SRC) for risk of early onset neonatal sepsis (EONS). Full text available … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding after breast Cancer: feasibility, safety, and ethical perspectives

The aim of this article is to evaluate the available literature regarding this topic, focusing on the specific ethical aspects within this setting. Limited data are available about breastfeeding experiences in BC survivors (Azim et al., 2010; Goncalves et al., 2014; Gorman … Continue reading

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