Latest Neonatology Stories

2013-10-02 13:12:18

These ‘early-term’ babies are more likely to experience low blood sugar or to require respiratory support and they were at additional risk if born by cesarean section Babies considered “early-term,” born at 37 or 38 weeks after a mother’s last menstrual period, may look as healthy as full-term babies born at 39-41 weeks, but a study published yesterday by University at Buffalo physicians in JAMA Pediatrics has found that many of them are not. The study is considered the first...

2013-10-01 15:15:38

Early-term births (37 to 38 weeks gestation) are associated with higher neonatal morbidity (illness) and with more neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or neonatology service admissions than term births (39 to 41 weeks gestation), according to a study by Shaon Sengupta, M.D., M.P.H., now of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and formerly of the University at Buffalo, N.Y., and colleagues. Researchers examined data over a three-year period from medical records of 33,488 live births at...

2013-05-15 23:01:25

Imagine having life-saving answers in the palm of your hand. Featuring essential videos and information to assist in the examination, management and care of newborns — that´s just what Elsevier Australia´s new easy-to-navigate neonatology app provides. Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 A new neonatology app from Elsevier Australia is so advanced and comprehensive it has replaced a new edition of a bestselling medical textbook. Mark Davies and David Cartwright,...

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