Determining the Correlation and Accuracy of Three Methods of Measuring Neonatal Bilirubin Concentration

online jobs from home Iran J Pediatr. 2013 June; 23(3): 333–339. Mirhadi Mussavi, MD,1 Pedram Niknafs, MD,2,* and Bahareh Bijari, MD2 1Department of Pediatrics, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran 2Department of Pediatrics, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran *Corresponding Author:Address: Pediatrics Department, Kerman University of Medical Sciences,…

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Predicting death or major neurodevelopmental disability in extremely preterm infants born in Australia

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013;98:F201-F204 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012- Rosemarie A Boland1,2,3, Abstract Background The aim of this study was to determine if the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) calculator, designed to predict mortality or neurosensory disability in infants 22–25 weeks’ gestation, was valid for contemporary Australian infants.…

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Behavioural, educational and respiratory outcomes of antenatal betamethasone for term caesarean section (ASTECS trial)

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013;98:F195-F200 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012- Peter Roy Stutchfield  Abstract Objectives To determine whether antenatal betamethasone prior to elective term caesarean section (CS) affects long term behavioural, cognitive or developmental outcome, and whether the risk of asthma or atopic disease is reduced.

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Neonatal screening for critical cardiovascular anomalies using pulse oximetry

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013; Sarah Prudhoe  Abstract Introduction Babies with cardiac anomalies are often asymptomatic at birth, and many remain undetected despite routine newborn examination. We retrospectively assessed the effect of routine pulse oximetry in detection of such anomalies from a hospital birth population of 31 946 babies…

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Gut microbiota in preterm infants: assessment and relevance to health and disease

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013;98:F286-F290 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012       Janet Elizabeth Berrington   Background In adults the microbial community of the gut (microbiota) influences a diverse range of health outcomes from obesity, diabetes, asthma and allergy to seemingly ‘remote’ diseases like Parkinson's disease.1 In preterm infants, establishment of the gut microbiota…

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Posthaemorrhagic ventricular dilatation: when should we intervene?

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013;98:F284-F285 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012- how to enlarge penile length naturally Linda S de Vries, Germinal matrix haemorrhage–intraventricular haemorrhage (GMH–IVH) remains a common neurological complication of preterm birth, occurring in about 10–20% of preterm infants with a gestational age (GA) below 30 weeks and is predictive of an…

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Nasal High-Frequency Oscillation for Lung Carbon Dioxide Clearance in the Newborn

Neonatology 2013;103:160–164 Mukerji A. • Finelli M. • Belik J. Abstract Background: Noninvasive ventilation has been used increasingly in recent years to minimize the duration of endotracheal mechanical ventilation in neonates due to its association with lung injury. Nasal high-frequency oscillation (nHFO) is a relatively new noninvasive modality but evidence…

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