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OBJECTIVE To determine whether the application of occlusive wrap applied immediately after birth will reduce mortality in very preterm infants. STUDY DESIGN This was a prospective randomized controlled trial of infants born 24 0/7 to 27 6/7 weeks' gestation who were assigned randomly to occlusive wrap or no wrap. The primary outcome was all cause(More)
Treatment options for patients with significant carotid atherosclerosis include surgical carotid endarterectomy (CEA), endovascular carotid artery stenting (CAS), and medical therapy. There has been significant effort to define the optimal treatment choices for specific patients, although this remains a controversial issue. Current guidelines from(More)
INTRODUCTION Immediate postnatal hypothermia is an independent risk factor for death in premature newborns. Three randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and five historical controlled trials show statistically significant differences in admission temperature between infants wrapped in occlusive skin wrap and unwrapped infants. This paper presents a study(More)
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