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Neonatal disease severity scoring systems
Illness severity scores have become widely used in neonatal intensive care. Primarily this has been to adjust the mortality observed in a particular hospital or population for the morbidity of theirExpand
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Feeding growth restricted preterm infants with abnormal antenatal Doppler results
Absence or reversal of end diastolic flow (AREDF) in the umbilical artery is associated with poor outcome, and elective premature delivery is common. Feeding these infants is a challenge. They oftenExpand
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Early or Delayed Enteral Feeding for Preterm Growth-Restricted Infants: A Randomized Trial
BACKGROUND: Growth-restricted preterm infants are at increased risk of developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and initiation of enteral feeding is frequently delayed. There is no evidence thatExpand
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Use of heated humidified high‐flow nasal cannula oxygen in neonates: a UK wide survey
Heated humidified high‐flow nasal cannula (HHHFNC) oxygen is a relatively new form of respiratory support and is increasing in popularity despite lack of supportive evidence and amid safety concerns.Expand
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Socioeconomic inequalities in very preterm birth rates
Aims: To investigate the extent of socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of very preterm birth over the past decade. Methods: Ecological study of all 549 618 births in the former Trent healthExpand
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Survival of extremely premature babies in a geographically defined population: prospective cohort study of 1994-9 compared with 2000-5
Objective To assess changes in survival for infants born before 26 completed weeks of gestation. Design Prospective cohort study in a geographically defined population. Setting Former Trent healthExpand
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Neonatal outcomes and delivery of care for infants born late preterm or moderately preterm: a prospective population-based study
Objective To describe neonatal outcomes and explore variation in delivery of care for infants born late (34–36  weeks) and moderately (32–33 weeks) preterm (LMPT). Design/setting ProspectiveExpand
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Randomised trial of cord clamping and initial stabilisation at very preterm birth
Objectives For very preterm births, to compare alternative policies for umbilical cord clamping and immediate neonatal care. Design Parallel group randomised (1:1) trial, using sealed opaque numberedExpand
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Periodate oxidation of acid polysaccharides
Summary1.A two-step PAS method for acid mucopolysaccharides containing 1∶4 linked uronio acid (e.g. chondroitin sulphate) is described. A primary oxidation with sodium periodate oxidises rapidlyExpand
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Follow up of infants following discharge from the neonatal unit: structure and process.
Reviewing high risk infants after discharge to provide ongoing clinical care and to monitor later outcomes is an important role for neonatologists and paediatricians. Clinical need is the primaryExpand
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