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Expanded newborn screening and genomic sequencing in Latin America and the resulting social justice and ethical considerations
Newborn screening (NBS) has widely been utilized in developed countries as a costeffective public health strategy that reduces morbidity and mortality. Developing countries, however, are new to the NBS scene and have ...
Observations on the development of the febrile response to pyrogen in newborn pigs
The febrile response of newborn pigs to exogenous pyrogen injection was investigated. Lipopolysacharides (LPS, E coli) were injected intravenously into the superior vena cava of 1-30-day-old piglets. All the experiments ...
Outcomes of newborns admitted in the intensive care unit at a public hospital
Background: We evaluated the outcome of newborns admitted in the neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Diadema, Brazil. Methods: We evaluated 72 newborns, data were extracted from research forms, newborns` hospital records, ...
The newborn in the emergency room: Spectrum of diseases Consulta del recién nacido en el servicio de urgencia
Based on the literature and statistical data from the San Borja Arriaran Hospital, we revised the prinicipal causes of presentation of newborns in the Emergency Department. The wide diagnostic spectrum included physiological ...
Uso de la punción lumbar en la evaluación de sepsis neonatal tardía en recién nacidos de bajo peso
(Instituto Nacional de Salud, 2016)
El objetivo del estudio fue analizar el uso de la punción lumbar (PL) en las sospechas de sepsis neonatal tardía. Se utilizó una cohorte de 414 neonatos con peso al nacer <2000 g en tres hospitales de Lima. Se realizó la ...
The cervical lymphatic system in newborn rats
In the present work the authors studied the morphology of the cervical lymphatic system using 26 new-born white rats of both sexes. The studies were performed by injecting China-ink under the skin of the angle of mouth and ...