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Predicting the occurrence of severe intraventricular hemorrhages and ways to prevent their development in preterm infants.

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Summary of "Predicting the occurrence of severe intraventricular hemorrhages and ways to prevent their development in preterm infants."

Introduction: Severe intraventricular hemorrhages (IVH) in preterm infants are one of the major public health problems, as they can cause neurological and cognitive impairment, as well as lethal outcomes. The aim: To prevent the development of IVH in preterm infants by developing an algorithm for identification of high risk infants and a bundle for the prediction and prevention of this pathology.

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Name: Wiadomosci lekarskie (Warsaw, Poland : 1960)
ISSN: 0043-5147
Pages: 1524-1530

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Bleeding into the SUBARACHNOID SPACE due to CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA. Minor hemorrhages may be asymptomatic; moderate to severe hemorrhages may be associated with INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION and VASOSPASM, INTRACRANIAL.

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