ROTAVIRUS VACCINE FOR NEONATES

Bines, et al. Human. New Eng­land Jour­nal of Med­i­cine. 2018 QUESTION In healthy term neonates, is oral human rotavirus vac­cine admin­is­tered on a neona­tal sched­ule or infant sched­ule more effec­tive than place­bo at pre­vent­ing rotavirus gas­troen­teri­tis until age 18 months? Design: A ran­domised, dou­ble-blind, par­al­lel group, place­bo-con­trolled tri­al. Oral human…

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Sepsis-Induced Immunosuppression in Neonates

Hib­bert et al, Front Pedi­atr. 2018 Abstract Neonates, espe­cial­ly those born preterm, are at increased risk of sep­sis and adverse long-term effects asso­ci­at­ed with infec­­tion-relat­ed inflam­ma­tion. Dis­tinct neona­tal immune respons­es and dys­reg­u­lat­ed inflam­ma­tion are cen­tral to this unique sus­cep­ti­bil­i­ty. The tra­di­tion­al sep­a­ra­tion of sep­sis into an ini­tial hyper-inflam­­ma­­to­ry response fol­lowed…

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Mupirocin for Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization of Infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Kot­loff et al, Pedi­atrics. 2019 Jan Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Staphy­lo­coc­cus aureus (SA) is the sec­ond lead­ing cause of late-onset sep­sis among infants in the NICU. Because col­o­niza­tion of nasal mucosa and/or skin fre­quent­ly pre­cedes inva­sive infec­tion, decol­o­niza­tion strate­gies, such as mupirocin appli­ca­tion, have been attempt­ed to pre­vent clin­i­cal infec­tion,…

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Initial antimicrobial treatment of foals with sepsis: Do our choices make a difference?

Thee­len et al, Vet J. 2019 Jan Abstract The study objec­tives were to pro­vide cumu­la­tive antimi­cro­bial sus­cep­ti­bil­i­ty data at the patient lev­el and to eval­u­ate the effect of ini­tial antimi­cro­bial treat­ment on sur­vival in foals with sep­sis. Foals below 30days of age with a diag­no­sis of sep­sis, con­firmed by iso­la­tion…

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Symptomatic seizures in preterm newborns: a review on clinical features and prognosis

Spag­no­li et al, tal­ian Jour­nal of Pediatrics2018 Neona­tal seizures are the most com­mon neu­ro­log­i­cal event in new­borns, show­ing high­er preva­lence in preterm than in full-term infants. In the major­i­ty of cas­es they rep­re­sent acute symp­to­matic phe­nom­e­na, the main eti­olo­gies being intra­ven­tric­u­lar haem­or­rhage, hypox­ic-ischemic encephalopa­thy, cen­tral ner­vous sys­tem infec­tions and tran­sient…

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Adverse Effects of Treatment with Valproic Acid during the Neonatal Period

Bau­dou et al, Neu­ro­pe­di­atrics. 2018 Nov 19 Abstract INTRODUCTION:  Val­proic acid (VPA) is rarely used in neona­tal peri­od. In chil­dren under 2 years old, seri­ous adverse effects are appear to be more fre­quent. METHOD:  Full-term new­borns, hos­pi­tal­ized at the Toulouse CHU, who pre­sent­ed with neona­tal seizures and who received long-term…

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Combination therapy with ciprofloxacin and third-generation cephalosporin versus third-generation cephalosporin monotherapy in Escherichia coli meningitis in infants: a multicentre propensity score-matched observational study

Tauzin et al, Clin Micro­bi­ol Infect. 2018 Dec 26 Abstract OBJECTIVES: Escherichia coli is the sec­ond cause of bac­te­r­i­al menin­gi­tis in neonates. Despite the use for 35 years of third-gen­er­a­­tion cephalosporins (3GCs), high mor­bid­i­ty and mor­tal­i­ty rates with E. coli menin­gi­tis con­tin­ue to occur. Because ciprofloxacin has good micro­bi­o­log­i­cal activ­i­ty…

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Kawasaki disease

by Dr Riham Arnous, Pedi­a­tri­cian, Port said Gen­er­al hos­pi­tal Def­i­n­i­tion: Kawasa­ki dis­ease (KD), or muco­cu­ta­neous lymph node syn­drome, is an ill­ness that caus­es inflam­ma­tion in arter­ies, veins, and cap­il­lar­ies. It also affects lymph nodes and caus­es symp­toms in  nose, mouth, and throat. It’s the most com­mon cause of heart dis­ease…

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تغذية طفلك

دكتورة / ولاء فرح — أخصائى الاطفال وحديثى الولادة — مستشفى النصر بورسعيد سلام عليكم…أزيك ياماميهنلخص النهارده كل اللي فات ونركز ع نقاط مهمه👓 💠وجبة طفلك تكون غنيه بالطاقه والبروتين والفيتامينات والمعادن زي ماقلنا(حديد -زنك-فيتامين سي-فيتامين أ-كالسيوم) 💠النقطه دي مهمه…قولنا هنأكل بالملعقه ونلغي الببرونه وندي فرصه لطفلك يتعرف ع الملعقه…

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التغذيه التكميليه للطفل

د. ولاء فرح أخصائى طب الأطفال وحديثى الولادة مستشفى النصر بورسعيد سلام عليكمنتكلم النهارده عن التغذيه التكميليه للطفلسموها تكميليه ليه بقى؟؟؟؟عشان الرضاعه الطبيعيه مكمله معانا ياجماعه لحد سن سنتين😍طبعا هيبقى لينا بوستات ان شاء الله في الرضاعه الطبيعيه المطلقة اول 6 شهور وهنمشى مع بعض واحده واحده كده وبعون الله…

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