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Early growth of very low birth weight infants
Background: Early growth in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants has been found predictive of their later outcomes. This has led to increased interest in establishing measures to optimise such growth. In facilities without ...
Two year neurological outcomes of Very Low Birth Weight infants
High risk newborns such as the Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) require long term follow up to ascertain their subsequent survival and quality of life (based on neurological intactness). Though such data is now standard in the ...
Neonatal nutrition and later outcomes of very low birth weight infants at Kenyatta National Hospital
Background: Extensive research in developed countries has established that very low birth weight (VLBW) infants are particularly vulnerable to the effects of early nutritional deficiencies. There is, however, little ...
Neonatal nitrition and later outcomes of very low birth weight infants at Kenyatta National Hospital
(University of Nairobi, 2007-06)
A total of 296 episodes of bacteremia due to Enterobacter occurred in 281 patients with cancer between 1972 and 1986. The majority of these episodes were caused by Enterobacter cloacae. Seventy-four percent of the patients ...
The contribution of very low birth weight deaths to infant mortality
BACKGROUND: Infant mortality remains high in many developing countries in which the contribution of deaths among infants born very low birth weight (VLBW) may be considerable. This contribution has however not been ...