Lêni Márcia Anchieta

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OBJECTIVE To assess the somatic growth of preterm newborns through growth curves during the first 12 weeks of life. METHOD A longitudinal and prospective study was carried out at two state operated maternity hospitals in the city of Belo Horizonte. Three hundred and forty preterm infants with birth weight less than 2,500 g were weekly evaluated in terms(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the growth velocity of preterm appropriate for gestational age newborns through growth curves. METHOD A longitudinal and prospective study was carried out at two state-operated maternity hospitals in Belo Horizonte. Two hundred and sixty appropriate for gestational age preterm infants with birth weight < 2,500 g were evaluated weekly(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the prevalence and types of prescribing and dispensing errors occurring with high-alert medications and to propose preventive measures to avoid errors with these medications. INTRODUCTION The prevalence of adverse events in health care has increased, and medication errors are probably the most common cause of these events. Pediatric(More)
Objective:Evaluate the need for resuscitative procedures at birth, in late prematures.Study Design:This prospective cohort study enrolled all liveborn infants from 1 to 30 September 2003, with 34 to 41 weeks of gestation without congenital anomalies, born in 35 public hospitals of 20 Brazilian state capitals. Logistic regression analyzed variables(More)
A longitudinal and prospective study was carried out at two state-operated maternity hospitals in Belo Horizonte during 1996 in order to assess the weight of preterm appropriate-for-gestational-age newborns during the first twelve weeks of life. Two hundred and sixty appropriate-for-gestational-age preterm infants with birth weight <2500 g were evaluated(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of treatment approach on the outcomes of newborns (birth weight [BW] < 1,000 g) with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), from the Brazilian Neonatal Research Network (BNRN) on: death, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), severe intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH III/IV), retinopathy of prematurity requiring surgical (ROPsur),(More)
OBJECTIVE to assess the use of the Brazilian criteria for reporting of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in the neonatal unit and compare them with the criteria proposed by the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). METHODS this was a cross-sectional study conducted from 2009 to 2011. It included neonates with HAI reporting by at least one of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate risk factors and lethality of late onset laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infection (LCBI) in a Brazilian neonatal unit for progressive care (NUPC). METHODS This was a case-control study, performed from 2008 to 2012. Cases were defined as all newborns with late onset LCBI, excluding patients with isolated common skin contaminants.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare two different empiric treatments for late-onset neonatal sepsis, vancomycin and oxacillin, in a neonatal intensive care unit with a high prevalence of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in an neonatal intensive care unit from 2011 to 2014. Data from the medical(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe occurrence of Healthcare Related Infections in a neonatal unit of public reference service in Belo Horizonte-MG, based on international criteria. METHODS This is a descriptive study, performed by active searching, in the Progressive Care Unit Neonatal Hospital das Clinicas, Federal University of Minas Gerais (HC / UFMG), from 2008 to(More)