Monthly Archives: May 2013

Unexpected Collapse shortly after Term Delivery

Pejovic NJ, Herlenius E: Unexpected collapse of healthy newborn infants: risk factors, supervision and hypothermia treatment. Acta Paediatrica 2013, 102(7):680-688. There are now a few similar studies and some case reports of this phenomenon. Otherwise healthy normal full term babies … Continue reading

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Etiquette-Based Neonatology

Keir A: “Please call my baby by her name…”. Acta Paediatrica 2013. This should be self-evident, but this publication in the Acta Paediatrica ‘different view’ section notes that it is not. Knowing whether the baby is a boy or a … Continue reading

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Public Citizen, still full of shit

Sorry to any of my readers who are offended by the ‘olde englishe’ term for solid waste matter, I could have said s**t or crap I guess, but I am getting a bit irritated by the stream of b******s (liquid … Continue reading

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Needless

One of the blogs that I follow, and which does not post very frequently, is by David Colquhoun, he is (or was) a professor of pharmacology at University College London, who writes mostly about the inappropriate teaching of quackery as … Continue reading

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Adaptation at birth and cord clamping

The guys in Melbourne have a great set up, the 2 universities collaborate, as well as working with colleagues from Sydney also. Stuart Hopper is a very innovative thinker who has re-examined a lot of older data about what happens … Continue reading

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Neonatal Updates #33

McElroy SJ, Underwood MA, Sherman MP: Paneth Cells and Necrotizing Enterocolitis: A Novel Hypothesis for Disease Pathogenesis. Neonatology 2013, 103(1):10-20. (free access)I think this is an interesting idea that might be fruitful for the future. If the hypothesis is correct, … Continue reading

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Travelling, again

Posting has been light last week and will continue to be for the next week. I was at a conference in St John, New Brunswick, last week (presentations now available on the blog, under New Brunswick 2013) and I am … Continue reading

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