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Medical Videos

An Introduction to Diagnosing Gastroschisis or Omphalocele
An Introduction to Diagnosing Gastroschisis or Omphalocele
An Introduction to Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome and Possible Treatments
An Introduction to Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome and Possible Treatments

Recent Drug Updates

Medical Journal Abstracts on Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

The implications of obesity on pregnancy outcome

Fri 20 Feb 2015 -  The implications of obesity on pregnancy outcome

Obesity is considered by the World Health Organisation to be a disease and is defined as a condition of excess body fat to a degree where it causes impairment to the health of an individual. The ...

Undiagnosed Metabolic Dysfunction and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – A Case-Control Study

Mon 16 Feb 2015 -  Undiagnosed Metabolic Dysfunction and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – A Case-Control Study

Background: Decades of research has yielded few clues about causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). While some studies have shown a link to inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs), few have ...

Clinical Guidelines

Antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection: Antibiotics for the prevention and treatment of early-onset neonatal infection

Aug 2012

Early-onset neonatal bacterial infection (infection with onset within 72 hours of birth) is a..

... significant cause of mortality and morbidity in newborn babies. Parent organisations and the scientific literature report that there can be unnecessary delays in recognising and treating sick babies. In addition, concern about the possibility of early-onset neonatal infection is common. This concern is an important influence on the care given to pregnant women and newborn babies. There is wide variation in how the risk of early-onset neonatal infection is managed in healthy babies.

Clinical Trials

Longitudinal Observational Study on the Course of Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease in Patients Following Newborn Screening (TRACK-CF)

Thu 16 Oct 2014

The purpose of this study is to further characterize early CF lung disease in newborns, infants and toddlers with cystic fibrosis ...

Levetiracetam Treatment of Neonatal Seizures: Safety and Efficacy Phase II Study (LEVNEONAT1)

Wed 27 Aug 2014

LEVNEONAT is a multicentre French clinical trials with the aim to develop new treatment strategies for the treatment of neonatal seizures using Levetiracetam. The purpose of this study is to ...

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