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Neonatal morbidity is associated with lifelong impairments, but the absence of a consensual definition and the need for large data sets limit research.
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Name: Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
Post hospital discharge newborn feeding education mostly focuses on breastfeeding and is primarily targeted at term infants. Preterm and late-preterm infants are at risk for poor feeding postdischarge...
To describe the effects of the introduction of dextrose gel to the neonatal hypoglycemia (NH) protocol on exclusive breastfeeding rates at discharge and NICU admission rates among clinically well newb...
To evaluate associations with neonatal hypothermia in a tertiary-level neonatal unit (NU) in Malawi.
Problems relating to patients' medication are common during hospital discharge, often resulting in unnecessary harm to patients and even hospital readmission. To overcome these issues and improve pati...
Despite the importance of the hospital discharge destination field ("discharge code" hereafter) for research and payment reform, its accuracy is not well established.
Neonatal sepsis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group . It is one of the leading causes of death in the first 28 days of life both in the developed an...
Neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia (NH) is common among healthy neonates and normally resolves within a week. Untreated pathological hyperbilirubinaemia, however, can result in long-term neurolo...
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is a major cause of maternal and neonatal morbidity worldwide. There is currently no cure for preeclampsia, the only definitive treatment is termination of pregnanc...
A single post-hospital discharge home visit by a geriatric nurse practitioner or geriatric fellow can bridge the gap and ease the transition for elderly frail patients returning home after...
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) occurs approximately 200,000 times/yr in hospitals in the UnitedStates, with 18% of patients surviving to discharge. Just over half of these survivors a...
A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
Compilations of data on hospital activities and programs; excludes patient medical records.
The non-profit, non-governmental organization which collects, processes, and distributes data on hospital use. Two programs of the Commission are the Professional Activity Study and the Medical Audit Program.
Information application based on a variety of coding methods to minimize the amount of data to be stored, retrieved, or transmitted. Data compression can be applied to various forms of data, such as images and signals. It is used to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the maintenance of large volumes of data.
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 ...