• neonatal
  • Premature infants have greater nutritional needs in the neonatal period than at any other time of their life. (uptodate.com)
  • For the NeoNatal Intensive Care unit at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, big data tools have proven valuable to allow doctors to monitor the vital signs of premature infants around the clock. (eweek.com)
  • New Haven, Conn. Gestational age has long been the factor most commonly used to predict whether an extremely low-birth-weight infant survives and thrives, but four additional factors that can help predict a preemie s outcome have been identified by the National Institutes of Health Neonatal Research Network, of which Yale is a member. (webwire.com)
  • In 2009, Women & Infants opened the country's largest, single-family room neonatal intensive care unit. (eurekalert.org)
  • New England's premier hospital for women and newborns, Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. (eurekalert.org)
  • Pediatrics
  • Children who are born more than three months premature have double the expected rate of autism at age two as full-term children, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of Pediatrics. (cnn.com)
  • Research led by a team at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University has been published in the February 10, 2014 online edition of Pediatrics , the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. (eurekalert.org)
  • A major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, as well as a number of specialized programs in women's medicine, Women & Infants is the eighth largest stand-alone obstetrical service in the country with nearly 8,400 deliveries per year. (eurekalert.org)
  • surfactant
  • In another case that occurred in 2013, the OHRP challenged the practice of the Surfactant, Positive Pressure, and Oxygenation Randomized Trial (SUPPORT), a research project in which 1300 premature infants were used as subjects to test the optimum levels of oxygenation to be used for proper care of premature infants in hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1989, at Holbaek Hospital, Verder was the first physician to successfully combine nasal CPAP and surfactant to treat an infant with severe RDS (28 weeks). (wikipedia.org)
  • The full method was first published in 1992 along with the first documentation of infants treated with surfactant via a small diameter tube. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early treatment of premature infants with RDS using the nasal CPAP and surfactant (INSURE) method is today considered the Global Gold standard of care. (wikipedia.org)
  • adults
  • He cautioned, however, that the thyroid drugs used in the study are only approved for adults, and that their use in infants would have to be explored with caution. (redorbit.com)
  • Indomethacin half-lives measured in two premature infants were 21 and 24 hours, respectively, much longer than in full-term newborns or adults. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The ECLS offers the only global transport option in the world, providing partial heart-lung bypass to eligible adults, infants, and children suffering from severe cardiopulmonary failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primitive reflexes are reflex actions originating in the central nervous system that are exhibited by normal infants, but not neurologically intact adults, in response to particular stimuli. (wikipedia.org)
  • discharge
  • 2 , 15 However, the data from D'Agostino et al suggest that the majority of infant exposure to GER medications occurs after hospital discharge and, in fact, is often initiated in the outpatient setting. (aappublications.org)
  • Kangaroo Mother Care originally referred only to care of low birth weight and preterm infants, and is defined as a care strategy including three main components: kangaroo position, kangaroo nutrition and kangaroo discharge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kangaroo discharge requires that the infant is sent home early, meaning as soon as the mother is breastfeeding and able to provide all basic care herself. (wikipedia.org)
  • cognitive
  • It was hypothesized that preterm infants exposed to higher word counts would have higher cognitive and language scores at seven and 18 months corrected age. (eurekalert.org)
  • The majority of these infants will develop psychomotor, cognitive, and attentional function deficits as well as emotional vulnerability and substandard school performance. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • survival
  • Twenty or 30 years ago, the survival rate of a baby born premature was much less than it is now,' he said. (cnn.com)
  • Some reflexes hold a survival value (e.g., the rooting reflex, which helps a breastfed infant find the mother's nipple). (wikipedia.org)
  • weeks
  • All infants will be assessed at 42 weeks' postconceptional age in three neurodevelopmental domains: neurobehavioral function, neuroelectrophysiological function, and neuroanatomic structure. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • After becoming familiar to responding in this way (if breastfed, approximately three weeks after birth), the infant will move directly to the object without searching. (wikipedia.org)
  • newborns
  • Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. (eurekalert.org)
  • A new study shows that while encouraging the practice of "Back-to-Sleep" for all infants back in the '90s has decreased SIDS overall, it has not done so for newborns in their first week of life. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Craniotabes is softening or thinning of the skull in infants and children, which may be normally present in newborns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humans
  • The genetic makeup of mice and humans is very similar, so the researchers are optimistic that their findings will eventually lead to new treatments for infants with RDS. (redorbit.com)
  • whereas
  • Preterm and postterm are defined above, whereas premature and postmature have historical meaning and relate more to the infant's size and state of development rather than to the stage of pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • institution
  • An extracorporeal artificial placenta at the institution has kept five extremely premature lambs alive for a week. (medindia.net)
  • Alongside his clinical achievements, Verder has also been actively involved in improving childcare and in 1975 he took the position of consultant for "Glostrup Observation Home" an institution for observation and treatment of neglected infants and toddlers. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • A team of researchers from Haukeland University Hospital examined 900000 healthy infants born between 1967 and 1983 in Norway. (emaxhealth.com)
  • But although researchers have suspected that microRNAs in breast milk have a role in infant health and development, no study has specifically looked at whether microRNAs differed between premature and term breast milk. (eurekalert.org)
  • After the analysis, the researchers identified nine microRNAs that were significantly different in the premature breast milk. (eurekalert.org)
  • study
  • Forty-nine percent of the infants in the study had died, 21 percent survived without disability, and the remainder experienced some disability. (webwire.com)
  • 9 Two studies evaluating the efficacy of proton pump inhibitors in infants found no difference in efficacy between the study drug and placebo. (aappublications.org)
  • extremely
  • By recapitulating normal fetal physiology to recreate the intrauterine environment, the artificial placenta holds the promise of normal growth and development outside the womb for extremely premature infants until they are ready for postnatal life. (medindia.net)
  • Search
  • We conducted a systematic search of Medline, Embase, Central, and trial registries for randomized controlled trials of premature infants treated with glycerin enemas or suppositories. (aappublications.org)
  • treatment
  • Infants who have symptomatic hydrocephalus of any etiology except post-hemorrhagic etiology and have the potential to receive ETV/CPC and/or VP shunting for the treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In a small, blinded, placebo-controlled, crossover trial of metoclopramide and ranitidine in premature infants, bradycardic episodes worsened with treatment. (aappublications.org)
  • In some cases, however, infants fail to respond to the steroid treatment, and die from the respiratory syndrome, which suggests that some other biological mechanism might be at work. (redorbit.com)
  • This might explain why some infants don't respond to steroid treatment, which only targets the type 2 pneumocytes," Evans says. (redorbit.com)
  • help
  • This approach might help bridge the health gap we see between formula- and breast-fed infants. (eurekalert.org)
  • Other reflexes such as sucking and grabbing help establish gratifying interaction between parents and infants. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • The team used standardized measures of mental development, vision and hearing to assess the health status of surviving infants when they were 18 to 22 months. (webwire.com)
  • Premature Infant Health - What Can We Do? (premature-babies.co.uk)
  • On May 20, 2011, the FDA issued a press release about SimplyThick, a food-thickening additive containing xanthan gum as the active ingredient, "warning parents, caregivers and health care providers not to feed SimplyThick, a thickening product, to premature infants because the pathway is still developing. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto uses a big data platform that allows doctors to monitor premature infants' vital sign data using IBM InfoSphere Streams. (eweek.com)
  • About 5.7 percent of children who aren't premature test positive on M-CHAT. (cnn.com)
  • Lori Warner, director of Michigan's Beaumont Hospital's HOPE Center, works with premature children who show signs of an autism spectrum disorder. (cnn.com)
  • It is the first sign in children and infants with rickets. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, the fact that more premature infants are surviving than in the past may have also contributed to autism rates, he said. (cnn.com)
  • However, because their properties are well known there is clear potential for their use in infants. (redorbit.com)
  • however, certain reborn artists allow customers to customize their doll, usually using a photograph to replicate a particular infant. (wikipedia.org)