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Intensity of perinatal care for extremely preterm babies and outcomes at a higher gestational age: evidence from the EPIPAGE-2 cohort study

Perinatal decision-making affects outcomes for extremely preterm babies (22–26 weeks’ gestational age (GA)): more active units have improved survival without increased morbidity. The authors hypothesised such units may gain skills and expertise meaning babies at higher gestational ages have better … Continue reading

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Is procalcitonin to C-reactive protein ratio useful for the detection of late onset neonatal sepsis?

Abstract Procalcitonin (PCT) has been reported as a sensitive marker for neonatal bacterial infections. Recently, small numbers of studies reported usefulness of PCT/C-reactive protein (CRP) ratio in detection of infectious conditions in adults. Thus, we conducted this study to evaluate … Continue reading

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Optimal timing of delivery for women using heroin during pregnancy

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2017-01-01, Volume 216, Issue 1, Pages S124-S125 Research on the optimal timing of delivery for women who use heroin during pregnancy is given in this article. Higher rates of neonatal morbidity are associated with … Continue reading

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Effects of ultrasound pregnancy dating on neonatal morbidity in late preterm and early term male infants: a register-based cohort study

Assessing gestational age by ultrasound can introduce a systematic bias due to sex differences in early growth. Misclassification of gestational age by ultrasound, due to size differences, can partially explain currently reported sex differences in early term and late preterm … Continue reading

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