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Changes in incidence and etiology of early-onset neonatal infections 1997-2017 - a retrospective cohort study in western Sweden.

Margrét Johansson Gudjónsdóttir, Anders Elfvin, Elisabet Hentz, Ingegerd Adlerberth, Ingemar Tessin, Birger Trollfors,

BACKGROUND:The objective of the study was to evaluate data on early-onset neonatal invasive infections in western Sweden for the period 1997-2017. To identify changes in incidence, etiology and mortality and compare to previous studies from the same area starting from 1975. METHODS:Observational epidemiological, retrospective study on infants 0-6 days of age ... Read more >>

BMC Pediatr (BMC pediatrics)
[2019, 19(1):490]

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Serotypes of group B streptococci in western Sweden and comparison with serotypes in two previous studies starting from 1988.

Margrét Johansson Gudjónsdóttir, Elisabet Hentz, Stefan Berg, Erik Backhaus, Anders Elfvin, Samir Kawash, Birger Trollfors,

Group B Streptococci (GBS) are the most common neonatal pathogens and infect immunocompromised and elderly individuals. The species has 10 different serotypes. Serotypes have been studied in the south-west area of Sweden in 1988-1997 and 1998-2001. The aim of this study was to study serotypes in the same area from ... Read more >>

BMC Infect. Dis. (BMC infectious diseases)
[2015, 15:507]

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Communication skills training enhances nurses' ability to respond with empathy to parents' emotions in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Kristina Bry, Maija Bry, Elisabet Hentz, Håkan L Karlsson, Hanna Kyllönen, Malin Lundkvist, Helena Wigert,

We quantitatively analysed the effect of a course in communication on the content of nurse-parent encounters and the ability of nurses to respond to the empathic needs of parents in a level III neonatal intensive care unit.We evaluated 36 and 45 nurse-parent encounters audio recorded before and after 13 neonatal ... Read more >>

Acta Paediatr. (Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992))
[2016, 105(4):397-406]

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Very low birthweight infants face an increased risk of bloodstream infections following the removal of umbilical catheters.

Simon Lindquist, Elisabet Hentz, Ingemar Tessin, Anders Elfvin,

This study examined whether there was a temporal association between removing umbilical catheters and bloodstream infections (BSI) in a neonatal intensive care unit, as this is an area of research that has not received sufficient attention.We carried out a retrospective study of all neonates receiving umbilical catheters during 2011 and ... Read more >>

Acta Paediatr. (Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992))
[2016, 105(4):391-396]

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A randomized controlled study about the use of eHealth in the home health care of premature infants.

Anna Gund, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Helena Wigert, Elisabet Hentz, Kaj Lindecrantz, Kristina Bry,

BACKGROUND: One area where the use of information and communication technology (ICT), or eHealth, could be developed is the home health care of premature infants. The aim of this randomized controlled study was to investigate whether the use of video conferencing or a web application improves parents' satisfaction in taking ... Read more >>

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak (BMC medical informatics and decision making)
[2013, 13:22]

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