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Neuroprem: the Neuro-developmental outcome of very low birth weight infants in an Italian region.

Licia Lugli, Marisa Pugliese, Carlotta Plessi, Alberto Berardi, Isotta Guidotti, Gina Ancora, Sara Grandi, Giancarlo Gargano, Silvia Braibanti, Fabrizio Sandri, Silvia Soffritti, Elisa Ballardini, Vittoria Arena, Marcello Stella, Serafina Perrone, Sabrina Moretti, Vittoria Rizzo, Fabrizio Ferrari, , Odoardo Picciolini, Roberto Bellù, Daniela Turoli, Luigi Tommaso Corvaglia, Gianpaolo Garani, Vittoria Paoletti, Giacomo Biasucci, Augusto Biasini, Belinda Benenati, Paolo Stagi, Cristina Magnani, Sara Dallaglio, Elisa DellaCasa Muttini, Maria Federica Roversi, Luca Bedetti, Laura Lucaccioni, Natascia Bertoncelli, Alessandra Boncompagni,

INTRODUCTION:The survival of preterm babies has increased worldwide, but the risk of neuro-developmental disabilities remains high, which is of concern to both the public and professionals. The early identification of children at risk of neuro-developmental disabilities may increase access to intervention, potentially influencing the outcome. AIMS:Neuroprem is an area-based prospective ... Read more >>

Ital J Pediatr (Italian journal of pediatrics)
[2020, 46(1):26]

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Impact of continuous Kangaroo Mother Care initiated immediately after birth (iKMC) on survival of newborns with birth weight between 1.0 to < 1.8 kg: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND:Globally, about 15% of newborns are born with a low birth weight (LBW) as a result of preterm birth or intrauterine growth restriction or both. Up to 70% of neonatal deaths occur in this group within the first 3 days after birth. Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) applied after stabilization of ... Read more >>

Trials (Trials)
[2020, 21(1):280]

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Growth in the High-Risk Newborn Infant Post-Discharge: Results from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nutrition Follow-up Clinic.

Xiaoyi Zhang, Brynn Donnelly, Jessina Thomas, Lauren Sams, Karen O'Brien, Sarah N Taylor, Candi S Jump,

Growth and nutrition in preterm infants have long-term implications for neurodevelopmental and cardiometabolic outcomes. Many infants are discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with growth restriction, but often without a specialized team to monitor postdischarge growth. At our institution, we addressed our ongoing concerns for the health and ... Read more >>

Nutr Clin Pract (Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition)
[2020, :]

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Improving Staff Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Providing Psychosocial Support to NICU Parents Through an Online Education Course.

Sue L Hall, Mobolaji E Famuyide, Sage N Saxton, Tiffany A Moore, Sara Mosher, Keira Sorrells, Cheryl A Milford, Jenene Craig,

BACKGROUND:Provider-parent communication is a critical determinant of how neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) parents cope, yet staff feel inadequately trained in communication techniques; many parents are not satisfied with the support they receive from hospital providers. PURPOSE:This study evaluated whether NICU staff would demonstrate improved knowledge and attitudes about providing ... Read more >>

Adv Neonatal Care (Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses)
[2019, 19(6):490-499]

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A National Survey of Car Seat Tolerance Screening Protocols in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

Natalie L Davis, Savannah Cheo,

OBJECTIVE:A pre-discharge car seat tolerance screen (CSTS) is currently recommended for all infants born prematurely in the U.S. to monitor for adverse cardiorespiratory events while in the semi-upright car seat. However, specific guidelines for failure criteria, timing of testing, and follow-up of failed CSTS do not exist. Our objective was ... Read more >>

Acad Pediatr (Academic pediatrics)
[2020, :]

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Neonatal mortality in the neonatal intensive care unit of Debre Markos referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study.

Animut Alebel, Fasil Wagnew, Pammla Petrucka, Cheru Tesema, Nurilign Abebe Moges, Daniel Bekele Ketema, Lieltework Yismaw, Mamaru Wubale Melkamu, Yitbarek Tenaw Hibstie, Belisty Temesgen, Zebenay Workneh Bitew, Animen Ayehu Tadesse, Getiye Dejenu Kibret,

BACKGROUND:Neonatal mortality remains a serious global public health problem, but Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), in particular, is largely affected. Current evidence on neonatal mortality is essential to inform programs and policies, yet there is a scarcity of information concerning neonatal mortality in our study area. Therefore, we conducted this prospective cohort ... Read more >>

BMC Pediatr (BMC pediatrics)
[2020, 20(1):72]

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When a child dies: a systematic review of well-defined parent-focused bereavement interventions and their alignment with grief- and loss theories.

Eline M Kochen, Floor Jenken, Paul A Boelen, Laura M A Deben, Jurrianne C Fahner, Agnes van den Hoogen, Saskia C C M Teunissen, Karin Geleijns, Marijke C Kars,

BACKGROUND:The availability of interventions for bereaved parents have increased. However, most are practice based. To enhance the implementation of bereavement care for parents, an overview of interventions which are replicable and evidence-based are needed. The aim of this review is to provide an overview of well-defined bereavement interventions, focused on ... Read more >>

BMC Palliat Care (BMC Palliative Care)
[2020, 19(1):28]

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Risk-adjusted/neuroprotective care services in the NICU: the elemental role of the neonatal therapist (OT, PT, SLP).

Jenene W Craig, Catherine R Smith,

Infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICU) require carefully designed risk-adjusted management encompassing a broad spectrum of neonatal subgroups. Key components of an optimal neuroprotective healing NICU environment are presented to support consistent quality of care delivery across NICU settings and levels of care. This article presents a perspective ... Read more >>

J Perinatol (Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association)
[2020, 40(4):549-559]

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Operational guidelines for ROP in India: A summary.

Rajan Shukla, G V S Murthy, Clare Gilbert, Bala Vidyadhar, Sridivya Mukpalkar,

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a potentially blinding disease of the eye that can affect infants born four or more weeks preterm and have received intensive neonatal care. ROP is a dynamic, time-bound disease that is not present at birth. Preventing visual loss from ROP in India requires scaling up ... Read more >>

Indian J Ophthalmol (Indian journal of ophthalmology)
[2020, 68(Suppl 1):S108-S114]

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Optimizing nitrogen balance is associated with better outcomes in neurocritically ill patients

Sang-Bae Ko, Tae Kim, Soo-Hyun Park, Hae-Bong Jeong, Eun Ha, Won Cho, Hyun-Seung Kang, Jung Kim,

<title>Abstract</title> <p> Background Marked protein catabolism is common in patients with critical illness. We hypothesized that optimal protein supplementation using nitrogen balance might be associated with better clinical outcomes in patients in the neurointensive care unit (NICU).Methods A retrospective observational analysis was performed among patients admitted to the ... Read more >>

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Late weaning and maternal closeness, associated with advanced motor and visual maturation, reinforce autonomy in healthy, 2-year-old children.

José Villar, Roseline Ochieng, Eleonora Staines-Urias, Michelle Fernandes, Marc Ratcliff, Manorama Purwar, Fernando Barros, Bernardo Horta, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Elaine Albernaz, Naina Kunnawar, Sophie Temple, Francesca Giuliani, Tamsin Sandells, Maria Carvalho, Eric Ohuma, Yasmin Jaffer, J. Alison Noble, Michael Gravett, Ruyan Pang, Ann Lambert, Enrico Bertino, Paola Di Nicola, Aris Papageorghiou, Alan Stein, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Stephen Kennedy,

We studied neurodevelopmental outcomes and behaviours in healthy 2-year old children (N = 1306) from Brazil, India, Italy, Kenya and the UK participating in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. There was a positive independent relationship of duration of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) and age at weaning with gross motor development, vision and autonomic physical activities, ... Read more >>

Sci Rep (Scientific reports)
[2020, 10:]

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Cohort profile: the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Hospital Exposures and Long-Term Health (NICU-HEALTH) cohort, a prospective preterm birth cohort in New York City.

Annemarie Stroustrup, Jennifer B Bragg, Emily A Spear, Andrea Aguiar, Emily Zimmerman, Joseph R Isler, Stefanie A Busgang, Paul C Curtin, Chris Gennings, Syam S Andra, Manish Arora,

PURPOSE:The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Hospital Exposures and Long-Term Health (NICU-HEALTH) longitudinal preterm birth cohort studies the impact of the NICU exposome on early-life development. NICU-HEALTH collects multiple biospecimens, complex observational and survey data and comprehensive multisystem outcome assessments to allow measurement of the impact of modifiable environmental exposures during ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2019, 9(11):e032758]

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Interventions to improve quantitative measures of parent satisfaction in neonatal care: a systematic review.

Susanna Sakonidou, Izabela Andrzejewska, James Webbe, Neena Modi, Derek Bell, Chris Gale,

Objective:Interventions improving parent satisfaction can reduce parent stress, may improve parent-infant bonding and infant outcomes. Our objective was to systematically review neonatal interventions relating to parents of infants of all gestations where an outcome was parent satisfaction. Methods:We searched the databases MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsychINFO, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, ... Read more >>

BMJ Paediatr Open (BMJ paediatrics open)
[2020, 4(1):e000613]

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Waardenburg-Shah syndrome (WS type IV): a rare case from Pakistan.

Taimoor Ashraf Khan, C Aqeel Safdar, Shehryar Zameer, Arshad Khushdil,

Waardenburg-Shah syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive [AR] inherited disorder characterized by the presence of Hirschsprung's disease with a high likelihood of aganglionic megacolon, due to which the mortality is high. The management of the condition involves surgical intervention for the removal of the aganglionic segment of the colon. Here, ... Read more >>

Perioper Med (Lond) (Perioperative medicine (London, England))
[2020, 9:4]

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A simulation based difficult conversations intervention for neonatal intensive care unit nurse practitioners: A randomized controlled trial.

Roberta Bowen, Kate M Lally, Francine R Pingitore, Richard Tucker, Elisabeth C McGowan, Beatrice E Lechner,

BACKGROUND:Neonatal nurse practitioners are often the front line providers in discussing unexpected news with parents. This study seeks to evaluate whether a simulation based Difficult Conversations Workshop for neonatal nurse practitioners leads to improved skills in conducting difficult conversations. METHODS:We performed a randomized controlled study of a simulation based Difficult ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2020, 15(3):e0229895]

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Mortality and Morbidity in Infants <34 Weeks' Gestation in 25 NICUs in China: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Siyuan Jiang, Weili Yan, Shujuan Li, Lan Zhang, Yi Zhang, Prakesh S Shah, Vibhuti Shah, Shoo K Lee, Yi Yang, Yun Cao,

Objectives: To describe the rates and variability of mortality and morbidity of preterm infants born in China. Methods: This prospective cohort study included infants born at <34 weeks' gestation and admitted to 25 NICUs within 7 days of birth between May 1st, 2015 and April 30th, 2016. Infants were followed ... Read more >>

Front Pediatr (Frontiers in pediatrics)
[2020, 8:33]

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Reserved Bed Program Reduces Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit Capacity Strain: An Implementation Study.

Christopher D Shank, Nicholas J Erickson, David W Miller, Brittany F Lindsey, Beverly C Walters,

BACKGROUND:Neurosciences intensive care units (NICUs) provide institutional centers for specialized care. Despite a demonstrable reduction in morbidity and mortality, NICUs may experience significant capacity strain with resulting supraoptimal utilization and diseconomies of scale. We present an implementation study in the recognition and management of capacity strain within a large NICU ... Read more >>

Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery)
[2020, 86(1):132-138]

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Case 3: Emesis in a Term Infant with Dysmorphic Features.

Tadarro Lee Richardson, Meaghan Ransom, Gabriella Crane, Erin Plosa, Jennifer Sucre,

Neoreviews (NeoReviews)
[2020, 21(2):e127-e130]

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The Extremely Preterm Infant: Ethical Considerations in Life-and-Death Decision-Making.

Susan Albersheim,

Care of the preterm infant has improved tremendously over the last 60 years, with attendant improvement in outcomes. For the extremely preterm infant, <28 weeks' gestation, concerns related to survival as well as neurodevelopmental impairment, have influenced decision-making to a much larger extent than seen in older children. Possible reasons ... Read more >>

Front Pediatr (Frontiers in Pediatrics)
[2020, 8:55]

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Neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants: a recent literature review.

Estefani Hee Chung, Jesse Chou, Kelly A Brown,

Background:Over the past several decades, improvements in technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) have led to improved survival of preterm infants. Some studies have found that premature infants are at higher risk of behavioral problems, motor and sensory abnormalities, developmental delay, and poorer academic performance, while other studies ... Read more >>

Transl Pediatr (Translational pediatrics)
[2020, 9(Suppl 1):S3-S8]

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Perinatal outcomes of infants with congenital limb malformations: an observational study from a tertiary referral center in Central Europe.

Alex Farr, Eva Wachutka, Dieter Bettelheim, Karin Windsperger, Sebastian Farr,

BACKGROUND:Congenital limb malformations are rare, and their perinatal outcomes are not well described. This study analyzed the perinatal outcomes of infants with congenital limb malformations. METHODS:All infants with congenital limb malformations who underwent prenatal assessment and delivery at our tertiary referral center from 2004 through 2017 were retrospectively identified. Neonatal ... Read more >>

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth (BMC pregnancy and childbirth)
[2020, 20(1):35]

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β2-microglobulin is an independent indicator of acute kidney injury and outcomes in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.

Rui Wang, Hongtao Hu, Shuang Hu, Hong He, Hua Shui,

Acute kidney injury (AKI), a serious complication in critically ill patients, is associated with poor clinical outcomes. We explored the hypothesis that β2-microglobulin (β2-MG) is an independent indicator of AKI development and outcomes in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in the neurosurgical intensive care unit (NICU).Patients with ICH (n = 403) admitted ... Read more >>

Medicine (Baltimore) (Medicine)
[2020, 99(8):e19212]

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Survey of PDA management in very low birth weight infants across Italy.

Benjamim Ficial, Iuri Corsini, Stefano Fiocchi, Federico Schena, Irma Capolupo, Rosa Maria Cerbo, Manuela Condò, Daniela Doni, Simona La Placa, Salvatore Porzio, Katia Rossi, Sabrina Salvadori, Marilena Savoia, ,

BACKGROUND:The optimal management of PDA in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants is still controversial. Aim of our study was to investigate the management of PDA in the Italian neonatal intensive care units (NICU). METHODS:We conducted an on-line survey study from June to September 2017. A 50-items questionnaire was developed ... Read more >>

Ital J Pediatr (Italian journal of pediatrics)
[2020, 46(1):22]

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A randomized controlled trial protocol comparing the feeds of fresh versus frozen mother's own milk for preterm infants in the NICU.

Huiqing Sun, Yun Cao, Shuping Han, Rui Cheng, Ling Liu, Jiangqin Liu, Shiwen Xia, Jiajie Zhang, Zhankui Li, Xiuyong Cheng, Chuanzhong Yang, Xinnian Pan, Long Li, Xin Ding, Rensheng Wang, Mingyuan Wu, Xiaoying Li, Liping Shi, Falin Xu, Fengqin Yu, Jiahua Pan, Xiaolan Zhang, Li Li, Jie Yang, Mingxia Li, Changhong Yan, Qi Zhou, Jiao Lu, Mou Wei, Laishuan Wang, Ling Yang, Xiang Y Ye, Sharon Unger, Foteini Kakulas, Shoo K Lee,

BACKGROUND:Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the leading cause of death among preterm infants born at < 30 weeks' gestation. The incidence of NEC is reduced when infants are fed human milk. However, in many neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), it is standard practice to freeze and/or pasteurize human milk, which deactivates bioactive components ... Read more >>

Trials (Trials)
[2020, 21(1):170]

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Psychosocial support for parents of extremely preterm infants in neonatal intensive care: a qualitative interview study.

Anna Bry, Helena Wigert,

BACKGROUND:Extremely premature infants (those born before 28 weeks' gestational age) are highly immature, requiring months of care at a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). For parents, their child's grave medical condition and prolonged hospitalization are stressful and psychologically disruptive. This study aimed at exploring the needs of psychosocial support of parents ... Read more >>

BMC Psychol (BMC psychology)
[2019, 7(1):76]

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