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Factors associated with red blood cell transfusions in very-low-birth-weight preterm infants in Brazilian neonatal units
(BMC Pediatrics, 2015-09-04) [Artigo]
Preterm infants in neonatal intensive care units frequently receive red blood cells (RBC) transfusions due to the anemia of prematurity. A number of variables related to gestational age, severity of illness and transfusion ...
Selenium and vitamin A and E in the nutrition of very low-birth weight preterm infants
(Journal Neonatal Biology, 2013) [Artigo]
Deficient antioxidant defenses in preterm infants have been implicated in diseases such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, retinopathy of prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis, periventricular leukomalacia, and intraventricular ...
Birth weight: A cause for concern over both the short and long terms
(Jornal de Pediatria, 2005-09-01) [Editorial]
Proactive management of extreme prematurity: Disagreement between obstetricians and neonatologists
(Journal of Perinatology, 2012-12-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To verify, in extremely preterm infants, if disagreement between obstetricians and neonatologists regarding proactive management is associated with early death.Study Design: Prospective cohort of 484 infants ...
Effects of therapeutic approach on the neonatal evolution of very low birth weight infants with patent ductus arteriosus
(Jornal de Pediatria, 2014-12-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To analyze the effects of treatment approach on the outcomes of newborns (birth weight [BW] < 1,000 g) with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), from the Brazilian Neonatal Research Network (BNRN) on: death, ...
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 ...
Risk factors for perinatal death in two different levels of care: a case-control study
(Reproductive Health, 2014-01-30) [Artigo]
Background: According to the World Health Organization, there are over 6.3 million perinatal deaths (PND) a year worldwide. Identifying the factors associated with PND is very helpful in building strategies to improve the ...
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 ...
Red Blood Cell Transfusions are Independently Associated with Intra-Hospital Mortality in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants
(Journal of Pediatrics, 2011-09-01) [Artigo]
Objective To test the hypothesis that red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in preterm infants are associated with increased intra-hospital mortality.Study design Variables associated with death were studied with Cox regression ...
The newborn pain cry: Descriptive acoustic spectrographic analysis
(International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2007-04-01) [Artigo]
Introduction: Study the characteristics of pain vocal emission of newborns during venepuncture through acoustic analysis and relate it to NIPS pain scale and some variables of the newborns.Methods: Emissions of 111 healthy ...