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Choice and Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy for Neonatal Sepsis and Meningitis
Neonatal sepsis is associated with increased mortality and morbidity including neurodevelopmental impairment and prolonged hospital stay. Signs and symptoms of sepsis are nonspecific, and empiric… Expand
Advances in the Management of Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a common cause of severe respiratory distress in term infants, with an associated highly variable morbidity and mortality. MAS results from aspiration of… Expand
A STUDY ON LISTENING BEHAVIOUR OF THE FARMERS TO WARDS SELECTED FARM BROADCASTS IN THE DISTRICT OF TAMILNADU
- S. Sivanandan
Irregular shedding of Blastocystis hominis
Abstract The shedding pattern of the protozoan parasite, Blastocystis hominis, is investigated in man and in experimental animal infections. The shedding pattern of the vacuolar and cystic forms of… Expand
Spectrum of primary immune deficiency at a tertiary care hospital
ObjectiveTo report various primary immune deficiencies diagnosed in children at a tertiary care hospital, their clinical manifestations and laboratory profile.MethodsCase records of children… Expand
An outbreak of Trypanosoma evansi infection in pigs.
Effectiveness and safety of indomethacin versus ibuprofen for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants.
- S. Sivanandan, Varun Bali, A. Soraisham, Andrei Harabor, M. Kamaluddeen
- American journal of perinatology
- 15 January 2013
OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of medical closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and adverse events (acute renal dysfunction, necrotizing enterocolitis, spontaneous intestinal perforation, and… Expand
Retinopathy of Prematurity: AIIMS, New Delhi Experience.
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a leading cause of potentially avoidable childhood blindness worldwide. With improvement in neonatal care, more preterm infants are surviving with a resultant… Expand
Effect of sling application on efficacy of phototherapy in healthy term neonates with nonhemolytic jaundice: a randomized conrolled trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of white reflecting material (slings) hung from the sides of compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) phototherapy equipment in reducing the duration of phototherapy in… Expand
Neonatal sepsis in South Asia: huge burden and spiralling antimicrobial resistance
- Suman Chaurasia, S. Sivanandan, R. Agarwal, Sally J Ellis, M. Sharland, M. Sankar
- British Medical Journal
- 22 January 2019
M Jeeva Sankar and colleagues call for urgent action to improve quality of care at birth and implement antimicrobial stewardship in health facilities in South Asia to reduce neonatal deaths from… Expand