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Morbidity and mortality in patients with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

In a recent, population-based study of infants >34 weeks of gestational age with a diagnosis of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), who were treated in California, the discharge mortality during birth hospitalization was 6.5 percent and one-year post-discharge … Continue reading

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Know the Flow: Milk Flow Rates From Bottle Nipples Used in the Hospital and After Discharge

Milk flow rate may play an important role in an infant’s ability to safely and efficiently coordinate sucking, swallowing, and breathing during feeding. The purpose of this study was to test milk flow rates from bottle nipples used in the … Continue reading

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WHO recommendations on home-based records for maternal, newborn and child health

Overview A home-based record is a health document used to record the history of health services received by an individual. It is kept in the household, in either paper or electronic format, by the individual or their caregiver and is … Continue reading

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Vitamin D levels in newborns and association with neonatal hypocalcemia

Abstract Objective: Vitamin D has many important functions in our body. Especially in intrauterine and early infancy periods, Vitamin D plays a major role in bone development, growth, and the maturation of tissues such as lung and brain. Fetus is … Continue reading

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Risk factors associated with failure of extubation in very-low-birth-weight newborns

Abstract Aim: To identify risk factors associated with the failure of extubation of mechanically ventilated very-low-birth-weight newborns. Study design: Prospective observational study. Assessment of the occurrence of extubation failure in relation to demographic and ventilation parameters, the SpO2/FiO2 ratio, the … Continue reading

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Echocardiography may cause significant pain response in preterm infants

Abstract Objective: The objective of this study is to evaluate if echocardiographic examination causes any pain response in term and preterm infants. Methods: Term and preterm neonates who admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Gazi University Hospital and Etlik … Continue reading

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Risk factors for tracheostomy requirement in extremely low birth weight infants

Abstract Aim: To identify variables that affect the risk of tracheostomy in a population of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. Methods: A retrospective matched case–control study was conducted. ELBW infants with a tracheostomy were compared with controls without tracheostomy. … Continue reading

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