The Evolution of Neonatology

  title={The Evolution of Neonatology},
  author={Alistair G. S. Philip},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  • A. Philip
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Research
In 1960, the terms “neonatology” and “neonatologist” were introduced. Thereafter, an increasing number of pediatricians devoted themselves to full-time neonatology. In 1975, the first examination of the Sub-Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine of the American Board of Pediatrics and the first meeting of the Perinatal Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics were held. One of the most important factors that improved the care of the neonate was the miniaturization of blood samples needed to… 

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