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Challenges in the diagnosis and management of neonatal sepsis
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
Neonatal sepsis is the third leading cause of neonatal mortality and a major public health problem, especially in developing countries. Although recent medical advances have improved neonatal care, many challenges remain ...
Development Of Infants With A Risk Indicator For Hearing Loss Associated To Living Enviroment
(Centro de Estudos de Crescimento e Desenvolvimento do Ser Humano, 2017)
Vaccine schedule compliance among very low birth weight infants in Lima, Peru
OBJECTIVE: There is little information about vaccine schedule compliance in very-low-birth-weight infants in developing countries. The aim of the study was to describe the compliance with the vaccine schedule among this ...
Maternal smoking effects on infant growth
The influence of maternal smoking the nutrient content of breastmilk and impact on infant longitudinal growth rate is unknown. From birth, 23 smoking (S), (7.1 ± 4.4 cigarettes/day) and 23 non-smoking (NS) mother-infant ...
Breast-feeding: main promoter of infant health
Unique immunological factors in breast milk arc responsible for the protection it affords infants against pathogenic agents. This protection is panicularly effective against the infectious agents which invade or colonize ...