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Statewide NICU Central-Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates Decline After Bundles and Checklists
OBJECTIVE: In 2008, all 18 regional referral NICUs in New York state adopted central-line insertion and maintenance bundles and agreed to use checklists to monitor maintenance-bundle adherence andExpand
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Persistent neonatal thrombocytopenia can be caused by IgA antiplatelet antibodies in breast milk of immune thrombocytopenic mothers.
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in pregnant women can cause neonatal thrombocytopenia by transport of antiplatelet autoantibodies across the placenta. Usually, an infant's platelet count normalizesExpand
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NEC: Part 2: Toward improving mucosal barrier defenses: rhG-CSF plus IgG antibody
Epithelial cell functions ultimately define the ability of the extremely low birth weight human fetus to survive outside of the uterus. These specialized epithelial cell capacities manage all humanExpand
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Addressing the “new” NEC: Part I: Rediscovering the basics
Epithelial cell functions ultimately define the ability of the extremely low birth weight human fetus to survive outside of the uterus. These specialized epithelial cell capacities manage all humanExpand
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