preterm infant

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Noun1.preterm infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestationpreterm infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
neonate, newborn, newborn baby, newborn infant - a baby from birth to four weeks
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Caring for a preterm newborn at the appropriate setting, with NICU facilities is very important to have the best outcome.
A preterm newborn is one born before 37 weeks of gestation and extremely preterm infants are those born with less than 32 weeks of gestation [1,3].
Hence the further classification into very preterm and extremely preterm newborn.
NUMETA G13E is indicated for PN administration in preterm newborn infants when oral or enteral nutrition is not possible, insufficient or contraindicated.
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome in a preterm newborn presenting within first 24 h of life.
However, reimbursement for a preterm newborn of low obstetric weight exceeds actual cost by almost 2.
In another research that was carried out to see the effect of skin-to-skin contact (kangaroo care) between mother and preterm newborn receiving phototherapy, it was observed that although the process of phototherapy was interrupted, the sample group newborns showed a greater decrease in bilirubin levels compared to those in the control group; and that this difference was statistically significant.
The primary expertise required for delivery of a preterm infant is in the coordination of obstetrics interventions with optimal care for the preterm newborn.
Pain activates cortical areas in the preterm newborn brain.
Domestic maternal experience with preterm newborn children