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Assessment of sickness severity of illness in neonates: review of various neonatal illness scoring systems

Abstract Sickness severity scores are widely used for neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care units to predict severity of illness and risk of mortality and long-term outcome. These scores are also used frequently for quality assessment among various neonatal intensive … Continue reading

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Early-onset preeclampsia is associated with perinatal mortality and severe neonatal morbidity

Abstract Objective: To evaluate neonatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by early-onset preeclampsia (PE) and compare these outcomes to those of gestational age matched neonates born to mothers whose pregnancy was not complicated by early-onset PE. Methods: We analyzed the outcome … Continue reading

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Impact of preterm birth on infant mortality for newborns with congenital heart defects: The EPICARD population-based cohort study

Congenital heart defects (CHD) and preterm birth (PTB) are major causes of infant mortality. However, limited data exist on risk of mortality associated with PTB for newborns with CHD. The study objective was to assess impact of PTB on risk … Continue reading

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Early-onset preeclampsia is associated with perinatal mortality and severe neonatal morbidity

Objective: To evaluate neonatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by early-onset preeclampsia (PE) and compare these outcomes to those of gestational age matched neonates born to mothers whose pregnancy was not complicated by early-onset PE. Methods: We analyzed the outcome in … Continue reading

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