International Journal of

Pediatric ResearchISSN: 2469-5769


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510028

Risk Factors for Hospital Readmission and Follow Up after NICU Discharge of Infants Born at Extremely Low Gestational Age in Metropolitan Melbourne

Tejas N Doctor, Efrant Harnaen, Bob Seith, Kenneth Tan and Simon Craig

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 04, 2017

Extremely preterm infants, < 28 week of gestational age, (ELGANs) continue to need high levels of health-care post-discharge from the NICU. We studied post-NICU hospital contacts of this highly vulnerable population and present data from infants treated in our health network....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510027

Intravenous Clonidine: A Useful and Safety Sedation for Critically Ill Children

Carme Alejandre, David Vila, David Vila, Sergio Benito, Patricia Corniero, Monica Balaguer, Susana Segura, Francisco Jose Cambra and Iolanda Jordan

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 01, 2017

Critically ill children who are admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) often receive analgesia and sedation for pain, comfort and safety. Moreover the new objectives of sedation include maintenance of the functioning of the neuromuscular system early upon ventilatory support....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510026

Association of Increased Maternal Plasma Homocysteine with the Adverse Birth Outcomes Following Prenatal Psychological Stress

Hui Li, Huiping Zhang, Qian Su, Dan yao, Shuya Shao, Ding Ding, Shaoli Wang and Zhongliang zhu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 17, 2017

Disorders in the expression of plasma homocysteine are significantly related to psychological stress. There is also evidence that prenatal maternal psychological stress could lead to adverse birth outcomes. The present study aimed to determine whether disorders in the expression of plasma homocysteine would be associated with the adverse birth outcomes following prenatal psychological stress (PPS)....

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