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Golden 60 minutes of newborn’s life: Part 1: Preterm neonate

Abstract “Golden 60 minutes “or “Golden Hour” is defined as the first hour of the newborn after birth. This hour includes resuscitation care, transport to nursery from place of birth and course in nursery. The concept of “Golden hour” includes evidence … Continue reading

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A Fortified Donor Milk Policy is Associated With Improved In-Hospital Head Growth and Weight Gain in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

  The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of early human milk feeding (donor milk and/or mother’s own milk) with standard fortification on in-hospital growth of very low-birth-weight infants. This pre-/postretrospective study included selected newborn infants less … Continue reading

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Early characteristics of infants with pulmonary hypertension in a referral neonatal intensive care unit

Approximately 8–23% of premature infants develop pulmonary hypertension (PH), and this diagnosis confers a higher possibility of mortality. As a result, professional societies recommend PH screening in premature infants. However, the risk factors for and the outcomes of PH may … Continue reading

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Early, rapidly progressive enteral nutrition promotes growth of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants

Abstract Aim: This study describes the effects of a quality improvement program to promote improved postnatal nutrition on the growth of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. Methods: Daily data regarding nutrition and growth were collected from the medical record … Continue reading

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