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Resuscitation and support of transition of babies at birth

Until such time that the newly born infant has successfully made the transition to air breathing it is dependent on the placenta and umbilical cord for respiration.  
resus.org.uk
about 3 years ago
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OB Nursing: APGAR Assessment

 
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is a skin inflammation caused by sensitivity to something in the environment. It often runs in families and may occur along with hay fever,...  
youtube.com
over 3 years ago
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Reporting of serious incidents during labour must improve, says college

Investigations into cases of stillbirth, neonatal death, and severe brain injury occurring during labour at full term must improve, a report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has said.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Gout Hospitalizations Outpace Those for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Despite a decline in hospitalizations related to rheumatoid arthritis, hospitalizations primarily associated with gout have increased dramatically during the last 2 decades.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Vancomycin Toxicity in Neonates: A Review of the Evidence

A new study looks at the use of vancomycin in infants, and discusses dosing strategies to lessen the risk of toxicity.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Spina bifida: Parents hope surgery in womb will help son walk - BBC News

The parents of a baby with spina bifida say they hope that pioneering surgery he received while still in the womb will help him to walk.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Next-Gen Gene Sequencing to Diagnose Rare Diseases in Newborns

Next-generation gene sequencing in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) may speed detection of rare diseases and deliver results faster to anxious families, according to a pilot study from Canada.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Avoralstat Disappoints in Patients With Hereditary Angioedema

A just-published trial suggests the oral plasma-kallikrein inhibitor avoralstat may cut the frequency of attacks in patients with severe hereditary angioedema (HAE). But as-yet-unpublished data from a subsequent, larger study dash those hopes, at least for the liquid formulation.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Microcephaly risk with Zika infection is 1-13% in first trimester, study shows

Maternal infection with the Zika virus in the first trimester of pregnancy was associated with an estimated 1% to 13% risk of microcephaly, researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported.1 Their study found “negligible” association between infection and the risk of microcephaly in the second and third trimesters.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Microcephaly risk with Zika infection is 1-13% in first trimester, study shows

Maternal infection with the Zika virus in the first trimester of pregnancy was associated with an estimated 1% to 13% risk of microcephaly, researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported.1 Their study found “negligible” association between infection and the risk of microcephaly in the second and third trimesters.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Parental Catastrophizing Worsens Sickle Cell Disability

The effect isn't seen with protective parenting alone -- only when catastrophizing also occurs.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pulse Ox Screening for Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns

Stephen Kaine relates how the United States has implemented universal screening for critical congenital heart disease in newborn infants.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Individualizing Factor Replacement Therapy for Patients With Hemophilia CME/CE

This activity is intended for hematologists, pediatricians, primary care physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with hemophilia.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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FDA Approves Afstyla for Adults, Children With Hemophilia A

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Afstyla for adults and children with hemophilia A for routine prophylaxis and on-demand treatment of bleeding episodes.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Facial and Scalp Swelling in Children With Hemophilia

Two pediatric patients present with swelling of the cheek and scalp. Find out how these cases were diagnosed and learn what the treatment was.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pregabalin Linked to Major Birth Defects

Exposure to pregabalin, an antiepileptic also prescribed for pain and psychiatric disorders, during pregnancy is linked to a 3-fold increased risk for major birth defects, a new study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome – Don't Forget the Bubbles

Alcohol use is common in Australian women with surveys suggesting that around 90% of 18-45 year olds have had a drink in the last year and that around 39% of these are unaware of the health implications of drinking on the developing fetus. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a leading cause of preventable intellectual disability. An Australian diagnostic guide has recently been developed by the Telethon Kids Institute to help clinicians make the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders. In this post we cover some of the basics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and provide some resources for those who want to learn more.  
dontforgetthebubbles.com
over 3 years ago