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Name: Early human development
Birth weight (BW) is often used as a proxy for gestational age (GA) in studies on preterm birth. Recent findings indicate that, in addition to perinatal outcomes, subjects born very preterm (VP; GA < ...
Increasing evidence demonstrate N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA) provides neuroprotection and attenuated oxidative stress in rats following traumatic brain injury (TBI). The nuclear factor erythroid 2-re...
We examined the effect of two strategies to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants-adherence to a standardized feeding protocol and use of a hospital-base...
To examine associations between parent-reported child sleep walking or talking, nightmares, and trouble sleeping at age eight and psychiatric problems in adulthood (age 30-35) in extremely low birth w...
The objective of this article is to describe the elements involved with transporting extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants from referring centers to our center's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU...
Postnatal growth is a crucial in premature infants as it could be correlated with the long-term cognitive development. Optimal nutritional care is required to reduce the initial weight los...
As extremely low birth weight infants are high-risk patients, the study aimed to compare neonatal care, nutritional strategy and postnatal growth of these infants in two European neonatal ...
The overall purpose of this research is to test whether adding a supplement to the feeding of extremely low birth weight infant (infants weighing less than 2 pound 2 oz at birth) will help...
Objective: To investigate whether recombinant EPO reduces the need for transfusion in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants and to determine the optimal time for treatment. The concen...
Newborn infants in the neonatal intensive care nursery experience multiple, painful tissue damaging procedures daily. Preterm especially extremely low birth weights and critically ill new...
An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1000 grams (2.2 lbs), regardless of gestational age.
An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1500 grams (3.3 lbs), regardless of gestational age.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.