Monthly Archives: October 2015

Neonatal updates

Ong KK, et al. Postnatal growth in preterm infants and later health outcomes: a systematic review. Acta Paediatrica. 2015;104(10):974-86. This interesting systematic review confirms that the observational studies are fairly consistent, improved growth, and improved head circumference growth are associated … Continue reading

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How much phosphorus does a preterm baby need?

Brener Dik PH, et al. Early hypophosphatemia in preterm infants receiving aggressive parenteral nutrition. J Perinatol. 2015;35(9):712-5. This group of neonatologists in Buenos Aires routinely give 3 g/kg/d of lipid, 3 to 3.5 g/kg/d of amino acids, 40 mg/kg/d of calcium … Continue reading

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Not neonatology: John Oliver and the refugee crisis

If you have the time, and if you have a heart, watch this:   I hope Nageem gets to see this, and one day, maybe she will become an astronaut, who knows.

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