Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of vanilla odor on hypoxic intermittent events in premature infants born between 32.0 and 33.6 weeks of gestational age.
A weekly screening will be done on all new hospitalized infants at the neonatal care unit of the CHUS born between 32.0 and 33.6 weeks of gestational age. At the beginning of their 2nd week in the neonatal care unit, infant's medical record will be consult for inclusion and exclusion criteria. At this moment, no information will be noted. Then, team research will discuss with neonatologist to have their opinion concerning the inclusion of a patient in the study. If they agree, the doctor or the nurse having a therapeutic link with the infant will ask parents' infant if they agree to meet the research team to discuss about the research project. Once the agreement will be obtained, parents will be approached by a member of the research team. Project will be explained, questions will be answered and consent form will be obtained. When an infant will be enrolled in the study, a code will be attributed to him and a randomization will established the order of the intervention.
Option A) night 1: a 12h cardiorespiratory recording with vanilla, night 2: no recording and night 3: a 12h cardiorespiratory recording without vanilla OR Option B): night 1: a 12h cardiorespiratory recording without vanilla, night 2: no recording and night 3: a 12h cardiorespiratory recording recording with vanilla.
A 3h polysomnography will be done in a sub-sample of 10-15 infants in the morning by the night 1 and 3 according by the pre-existing condition of vanilla or not.
All data will be entered in a secured database and a double checked will be done by team members to assess the accuracy.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Nicu - Chus
Université de Sherbrooke
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-12-16T05:08:24-0500
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of acupressure application in very low birth weight premature.
Prematurity is the leading cause of mortality and perinatal morbidity. Despite the many preventive measures and use of tocolytic therapy, the incidence of premature births has not decrease...
Pain is a frequent occurrence during the early life of premature newborns. Studies on the short term effects of pain, and potential for long-term ones, have shown that pain affects various...
Our intervention in the maternity and neonatal wards helped our sensibility to the immediate parental reaction to the premature birth. Among these reactions, what is called "stress" by the...
Oxidative stress is recognized as a important factor in the pathogenesis premature birth. Preterm birth is defined as delivery before 37 completed weeks of gestation and it is the leading ...
Introduction: Premature babies account for almost 7% of all newborns and the number of extremely premature infants is increasing. In the European Parliament the problem of premature birth was identifi...
Many animals use olfactory cues to signal information about food resources; however, this particular use of scent has received little attention in primates. Common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) are e...
Growing experimental evidence that floral scent is a key contributor to pollinator attraction supports its investigation as a component of the suite of floral traits that result from pollinator-mediat...
Lasting volume reductions in subcortical and temporal-insular cortices after premature birth suggest altered ongoing activity in these areas. We hypothesized altered fluctuations in ongoing neural exc...
Globally, preterm birth (PTB) and low infant birth weight (LBW) are leading causes of maternal and child morbidity and mortality. Inadequate water and sanitation access (WASH) are risk factors for PTB...
Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).
A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature contractions of the HEART VENTRICLES. It is characterized by the premature QRS complex on ECG that is of abnormal shape and great duration (generally >129 msec). It is the most common form of all cardiac arrhythmias. Premature ventricular complexes have no clinical significance except in concurrence with heart diseases.
The premature cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) when the last menstrual period occurs in a woman under the age of 40. It is due to the depletion of OVARIAN FOLLICLES. Premature MENOPAUSE can be caused by diseases; OVARIECTOMY; RADIATION; chemicals; and chromosomal abnormalities.
A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature atrial contractions or beats caused by signals originating from ectopic atrial sites. The ectopic signals may or may not conduct to the HEART VENTRICLES. Atrial premature complexes are characterized by premature P waves on ECG which are different in configuration from the P waves generated by the normal pacemaker complex in the SINOATRIAL NODE.
CHILDBIRTH before 37 weeks of PREGNANCY (259 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period, or 245 days after FERTILIZATION).
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 ...