Preterm Neuroimaging and School-Age Cognitive Outcomes

Hintz, et al. Pedi­atrics. 2018 In preterm infants <28 weeks ges­ta­tion,  do near-term con­ven­tion­al brain MRI find­ings  com­pared with adverse ear­ly and late cra­nial ultra­sound improve the pre­dic­tion of school age cog­ni­tive out­comes, when assessed between the age of 6 years 4 months to 7 years 2 months. Design: Neu­roimag­ing…

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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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