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Concerns for infant destabilization often prohibit parental holding of infants during therapeutic hypothermia (TH). We assessed the feasibility of maternal holding during TH, as the inability to hold can impede bonding.
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Name: Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)
Moderate therapeutic hypothermia (TH) initiated within 6 h of life reduces adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants after perinatal hypoxic ischaemic insult. For infants born in non-tertiary cen...
Therapeutic hypothermia following neonatal encephalopathy is neuroprotective. However, approximately one in two cooled infants still die or develop permanent neurological impairments. Further understa...
We read with interest A Different View entitled, "Major concerns about late hypothermia study" by Walløe, Hjort and Thoresen (1) which raised questions about a randomized clinical trial of initiating...
Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) remains a significant cause of neurologic disability. Identifying infants suitable for therapeutic hypothermia (TH) within a narrow therapeutic time is d...
Serious bacterial infections (SBIs) in young infants can present with fever or hypothermia. There are substantial data on fever as a presentation for SBI that help to inform the clinical approach. In ...
Ten infants undergoing therapeutic hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy will be enrolled in a new protocol that will allow mothers to hold their infants during the hypothermia t...
This research is being done to try to improve the experience of mothers and babies during therapeutic hypothermia. Currently, mothers are not able to hold their baby during hypothermia tre...
Protection of brain development is a major aim in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Neonatal encephalopathy (NE) occurs in 1.8 to 7.7 infants per 1000 births. Over the last six years, seve...
Kangaroo holding is a skin-to-skin method of holding a baby. Many research studies have investigated the maternal and infant benefits associated with kangaroo holding. The purpose of thi...
The goal of this study is to determine if infants with neonatal encephalopathy will achieve full oral feeds faster after therapeutic hypothermia has completed if they are treated with oste...
A condition in newborns caused by immunity of the mother to PLATELET ALLOANTIGENS on the fetal platelets. The PLATELETS, coated with maternal ANTIBODIES, are destroyed and removed by the fetal MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM. Affected infants may have INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES.
A disorder of neuromuscular transmission that occurs in a minority of newborns born to women with myasthenia gravis. Clinical features are usually present at birth or develop in the first 3 days of life and consist of hypotonia and impaired respiratory, suck, and swallowing abilities. This condition is associated with the passive transfer of acetylcholine receptor antibodies through the placenta. In the majority of infants the myasthenic weakness resolves (i.e., transient neonatal myasthenia gravis) although this disorder may rarely continue beyond the neonatal period (i.e., persistent neonatal myasthenia gravis). (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p823; Neurology 1997 Jan;48(1):50-4)
A method of soothing PREMATURE INFANTS during POSTNATAL CARE. It involves holding the infant's arms and legs in flexed positions close to the midline of the TORSO.
Qualified nursing professionals specializing in care of newborn infants.
Transmission of genetic characters, qualities, and traits, solely from maternal extra-nuclear elements such as MITOCHONDRIAL DNA or MATERNAL MESSENGER RNA.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...