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Newborn Care

Jul 15, 2005 Issue
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders [Article]

To complement the 2005 Annual Clinical Focus on medical genomics, AFP will be publishing a series of short reviews on genetic syndromes. This series was designed to increase awareness of these diseases so that family physicians can recognize and diagnose children with these disorders and understand ...


Jun 15, 2005 Issue
Evaluation and Management of Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children [Article]

Apparent life-threatening event syndrome predominantly affects children younger than one year. This syndrome is characterized by a frightening constellation of symptoms in which the child exhibits some combination of apnea, change in color, change in muscle tone, coughing, or gagging. Approximately ...


Apr 15, 2005 Issue
A Newborn with an Umbilical Mass [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Mar 1, 2005 Issue
Neonatal Jaundice [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments for unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in term and preterm infants?


Mar 1, 2005 Issue
Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Disease in the Newborn [Article]

Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among newborns. Universal screening for GBS among women at 35 to 37 weeks of gestation is more effective than administration of intrapartum antibiotics based on risk factors. Lower vaginal and rectal cultures for GBS are colle...


Sep 15, 2004 Issue
Updated Guideline on Jaundice in Newborns [Practice Guidelines]


Aug 15, 2004 Issue
Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns [Practice Guidelines]

The Committee on Fetus and Newborn of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on the length of hospital stays for healthy term newborns. The hospital stay of the mother-infant dyad should be long enough to allow identification of early problems and to ensure that the...


Aug 15, 2004 Issue
Infantile Colic [Article]

Infantile colic can be distressing to parents whose infant is inconsolable during crying episodes. Colic is often defined by the 'rule of three': crying for more than three hours per day, for more than three days per week, and for longer than three weeks in an infant who is well-fed and otherwise he...


Jul 1, 2004 Issue
Gowning in Newborn and Special-Care Nurseries [Cochrane for Clinicians]

There is no evidence that gowning in newborn nurseries and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) improves clinically important outcomes.


Jul 1, 2004 Issue
Evaluation of Infants Born to Mothers with West Nile Virus Infection [Practice Guidelines]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidelines for the evaluation of infants born to mothers with West Nile virus infection. West Nile virus is a single-stranded RNA flavivirus with antigenic similarities to Japanese encephalitis and St. Louis encephalitis viruses.


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