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We compared the efficacy and safety of fluconazole and nystatin oral suspensions for the prevention of systemic fungal infection (SFI) in very low birthweight infants. A prospective, randomized clinical trial was conducted over a 15-month period, from May 1997 through September 1998, in 80 preterm infants with birthweights <1500 g. The infants were randomly(More)
In spite of recent advances in neonatal open repair for complex cyanotic heart disease, some patients require palliation with a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt. We report a 5-year experience (1985-1990) with 112 Blalock-Taussig shunts. Forty-six of the 92 patients had some variant of tetralogy of Fallot, with a wide spectrum of diagnoses in the(More)
OBJECTIVE The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends immunization of preterm infants at 2 months' chronological age with diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine, regardless of birth weight and gestational age. Several investigators have reported an increased incidence of cardiorespiratory events in preterm infants after immunization. Consequently,(More)
Using an eyelid conditioning paradigm modeled after that developed by Little, Lipsitt, and Rovee-Collier (1984), Fifer et al. (2010) demonstrated that newborn infants learn during sleep. This study examined the role of sleep state in neonatal learning. We recorded electroencephalogram (EEG), respiratory, and cardiovascular activity from sleeping full term(More)
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