Jagdish Prasad Sahoo

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OBJECTIVE To compare the effect of expressed breast milk (EBM), 25% dextrose (25 D) and sterile water (SW) on procedural pain in neonates as assessed by the premature infant pain profile (PIPP), changes in heart rate (HR), oxygen saturation (SpO2) and duration of crying. DESIGN Prospective, double blind, randomized controlled trial. SETTING Postnatal(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effect of early cord clamping (ECC) vs. delayed cord clamping (DCC) on hematocrit and serum ferritin at 6 wk of life in preterm infants. METHODS This randomized controlled trial was conducted in the delivery room and neonatal intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital. One hundred preterm infants born between 30 (0)/7 and 36 (6)/7(More)
OBJECTIVE Approaches to monitoring of sepsis have traditionally relied upon the pro-inflammatory component of the sepsis response. This study evaluated the diagnostic and prognostic potential of the ratio of neutrophilic CD64 (nCD64) and monocytic HLA-DR (mHLA-DR) median fluorescence index in monitoring of neonatal sepsis. METHODS Blood from 100 neonates(More)
About 60% of term and 80% of preterm newborns develop physiological jaundice. Jaundice is regarded as pathological if it appears in first 24 -36 hrs of life, serum bilirubin rising at a rate of more than 5 mg/dl/day, jaundice persisting after 10 -14 days of life and direct bilirubin fraction > 2 mg/dl. Most dreaded complication of neonatal jaundice is(More)
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