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Oral care in a neonatal intensive care unit

Abstract Objective: Compare the oral colonization profile of premature infants admitted at NICU before and after doing oral care routine with sterile water versus no intervention. Methods: It was a randomized clinical trial composed of 37 premature infants admitted at … Continue reading

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Molecular tests to detect infections in newborn babies

A new Cochrane Systematic Review looking at whether molecular tests detect infection better than the standard culture methods for detecting infection in newborn babies has found that “although there were some issues with selection of newborn babies for this review, … Continue reading

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