Mohammad Mehdi Karambin

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OBJECTIVE Bacterial sepsis continues to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in newborns. Bacterial pathogens of neonatal septicemia may vary from one country to another and within a country from one hospital or region to another. Both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria are responsible in neonatal sepsis. This study was undertaken to determine(More)
Exchange transfusion is the standard method for treatment of severe hyperbilirubinemia. Our goal was to determine the indications for exchange transfusion (ECT) and the rates of ECT-related adverse events. A retrospective descriptive investigation was performed in newborns that underwent ECT at 17 Shahrivar Pediatric Hospital, Rasht, Guilan province during(More)
BACKGROUND We aimed to assess the effects of administering prophylactic acetaminophen on short-term complications of vaccination in 6-month-old infants admitted to a private pediatric clinic in Rasht (Iran) during 2002-2013. METHODS This quasi-experimental study was conducted on 696, infants aged 6-month-old admitted to a pediatric clinic in Rasht before(More)
Background: We aimed to assess the effects of administering prophylactic acetaminophen on short‐term complications of vaccination in 6‐month‐old infants admitted to a private pediatric clinic in Rasht (Iran) during 2002–2013. Methods: This quasi‐experimental study was conducted on 696, infants aged 6‐month‐old admitted to a pediatric clinic in Rasht before(More)
There is a lack of large, prospective epidemiologic studies concerning acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in pediatric population. To determine the different causes of respiratory distress in children, we performed a retrospective study and included 567 children with respiratory distress referred to our hospital. Using(More)
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