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Extrauterine growth restriction remains a serious problem in prematurely born neonates.
BACKGROUND Poor growth is a common problem in premature neonates and may be associated with neurodevelopmental delay. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence of extrauterine growth restriction (growthExpand
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Increasing incidence of the neonatal abstinence syndrome in U.S. neonatal ICUs
In recent years, neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), which commonly occurs after opioid use in pregnant women, has increased, nearly tripling in the United States between 2000 and 2009. There areExpand
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Early and late onset sepsis in very-low-birth-weight infants from a large group of neonatal intensive care units.
BACKGROUND Very-low-birth-weight (VLBW, <1500 g birth weight) infants are at high risk for both early- and late-onset sepsis. Prior studies have observed a predominance of Gram-negative organisms asExpand
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Medication use in the neonatal intensive care unit.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the article is to provide an update on medication use in infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the United States and examine how use has changed overExpand
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Emerging trends in acquired neonatal intestinal disease: is it time to abandon Bell's criteria?
In the last decade, it has become increasingly clear that necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is neither a uniform nor a well-defined disease entity. There are many factors that are forcing thisExpand
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Reported Medication Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Data From a Large National Data Set
OBJECTIVES. The objectives were (1) to identify the drugs reported most commonly during NICU care, (2) to examine how different methods of documenting drug use could influence prioritization of drugsExpand
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Low-dose nitric oxide therapy for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. Clinical Inhaled Nitric Oxide Research Group.
BACKGROUND Inhaled nitric oxide improves gas exchange in neonates, but the efficacy of low-dose inhaled nitric oxide in reducing the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation has not beenExpand
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Rising Birth Prevalence of Gastroschisis
OBJECTIVE: Gastroschisis is a congenital anomaly that has been reported to be increasing in frequency. The objective of this study was to determine the birth prevalence of gastroschisis using twoExpand
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Nutritional treatment for acquired immunodeficiency virus-associated wasting using beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, glutamine, and arginine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
BACKGROUND The current study was designed to examine whether a combination of three nutrients, consisting of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB), a metabolite of leucine, L-glutamine (Gln) andExpand
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