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The frequency of pharmacological pain relief in university neonatal intensive care units
(Jornal de Pediatria, 2005-09-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To evaluate the use of drugs to relieve the pain of invasive procedures newborn infants cared for at a university hospital NICU. Methods: A prospective cohort study of all newborn infants hospitalized in four ...
Comparison between qualitative and semiquantitative catheter-tip cultures: laboratory diagnosis of catheter-related infection in newborns
(Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 2008-06-01) [Artigo]
Este estudo prospectivo avaliou os métodos semiquantitativo e qualitativo de cultura de cateter para o diagnóstico de infecção relacionada a cateter (IRC) em recém-nascidos (RN). Foram incluídas pontas de cateteres ...
Preeclampsia: Early and late neonatal outcomes
(NeoReviews, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
Newborn infants exposed to preeclampsia (PE) present increased short-term morbidity, mainly respiratory diseases such as respiratory distress syndrome and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Gastrointestinal problems are also ...
Usefulness of catheter tip culture in the diagnosis of neonatal infections
(Jornal de Pediatria, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To determine the number of colony-forming units (CFU) that best correlates with catheter-related infections (CRI) in newborns.Methods: This was a prospective study of semiquantitative cultures of catheter tips ...
Is urine interleukin-8 levels a reliable laboratory test for the diagnosis of late onset sepsis in preterm infants?
(Pediatric Research, 2003-04-01) [Resumo]
Late-Onset Sepsis in very Low Birth Weight Infants: A Brazilian Neonatal Research Network Study
(Journal Of Tropical Pediatrics, 2014-12-01) [Artigo]
Background: Late-onset sepsis (LOS) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.Aim: To determine the incidence, risk factors and etiology of LOS.Methods: LOS was investigated ...
Is urine interleukin-8 level a reliable laboratory test for diagnosing late onset sepsis in premature infants?
(Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 2007-12-01) [Artigo]
The present study is aimed to determine serum and urine interleukin-8 (IL-8) levels in premature infants with late onset sepsis (LOS) and to evaluate if urine IL-8 is a useful test for LOS diagnosis. Fifty-six premature ...
Late-onset sepsis: Epidemiology, evaluation, and outcome
(NeoReviews, 2010-10-25) [Artigo]
Late-onset neonatal sepsis is a common serious problem in preterm infants in neonatal intensive care units. Diagnosis can be difficult because clinical manifestations are not specific and none of the available laboratory ...
Preeclampsia: Effect on the fetus and newborn
(NeoReviews, 2011-04-01) [Artigo]
Preeclampsia (PE) is the most common medical complication in pregnancy and a major cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. This disease is a great challenge for obstetricians because there are no effective ...
Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension treatment after cardiac surgery
(Jornal de Pediatria, 2005-03-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To report on the use of sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension treatment of a newborn patient after cardiac surgery. Description: A female, full term newborn infant with diagnosis of double outlet right ventricle, ...