Monthly Archives: January 2017

Neonatal Updates

McLanders ML, et al. The cognitive aids in medicine assessment tool (CMAT) applied to five neonatal resuscitation algorithms. J Perinatol. 2016.In many delivery rooms around the world, algorithms for neonatal resuscitation steps are posted on the walls. Do they help? … Continue reading

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Reducing antibiotic use in full term babies.

Early onset neonatal sepsis currently has an incidence in North America among term infants of about 0.5 to 1 per thousand live births. But 15% of newborn infants have risk factors and they end up receiving antibiotics if current guidelines … Continue reading

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How financial conflicts of interest affect medicine

Ahn R, et al. Financial ties of principal investigators and randomized controlled trial outcomes: cross sectional study. BMJ. 2017;356. Not neonatology but a study of how principal investigators’ financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry are associated with outcomes of controlled … Continue reading

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Happy New Review no. 2; Inhaled NO in the full term infant

We have also updated the Cochrane review of inhaled NO in the term infant. (Barrington KJ, Finer N, Pennaforte T, Altit G. Nitric oxide for respiratory failure in infants born at or near term. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online). … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! And Happy Reading; an update of the Cochrane review: nitric oxide in the preterm

A major revision of the Cochrane review of inhaled nitric oxide gas in the preterm infant is now available. (Barrington KJ, Finer N, Pennaforte T. Inhaled nitric oxide for respiratory failure in preterm infants. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online). … Continue reading

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