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Incidence, presenting features, risk factors and significance of late onset septicemia in very low birth weight infants. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research
BACKGROUND Septicemia is a major antecedent of morbidity and mortality in very low birth weight (501- to 1500-g) infants. Our purpose was to determine prospectively the incidence, clinicalExpand
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Withholding and withdrawing life sustaining treatment in neonatal intensive care: issues for the 1990s.
The transition from fetus to newborn is accompanied by dramatic physiological changes in the infant and by equally profound changes in emotional and moral attitudes, as well as changes in legalExpand
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Sonographic classification of intracranial hemorrhage. A prognostic indicator of mortality, morbidity, and short-term neurologic outcome.
Sixty-two neonates diagnosed to have periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage were classified by sonographic findings as follows: mild, confined to the subependymal region or accompanied by aExpand
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Predischarge screening for severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia identifies infants who need phototherapy.
OBJECTIVE To test whether the combined use of total plasma/serum bilirubin (TSB) levels and clinical risk factors more accurately identifies infants who receive phototherapy than does the use ofExpand
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The influence of fatty acids on the binding of bilirubin to albumin.
The influence of free fatty acids (FFA's) on the albumin binding of bilirubin was studied in vitro in the plasma of infants with neonatal hyperbilirubineamia and in solutions employing crystallineExpand
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Antenatal phenobarbital for the prevention of neonatal intracerebral hemorrhage.
Forty-six pregnant women less than 35 weeks of gestation were enrolled in a prospective randomized controlled study evaluating the effects of antenatal phenobarbital on neonatal intracerebralExpand
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The question of routine neonatal circumcision.
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  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 3 May 1990
Routine neonatal circumcision is the subject of much debate in the United States. The practice has attracted passionate advocates and critics. The analysis presented here examines the availableExpand
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Sodium Bicarbonate: Basically Useless Therapy
Common clinical practices often are unsupported by experimental evidence. One example is the administration of sodium bicarbonate to neonates. Despite a long history of widespread use, objectiveExpand
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Neonatal hyperviscosity: randomized study of effect of partial plasma exchange transfusion on long-term outcome.
The use of partial plasma exchange transfusion in newborns with polycythemia and hyperviscosity was evaluated. Ninety-three infants with polycythemia and hyperviscosity were randomly assigned toExpand
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