premature infant


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Noun1.premature infant - an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestationpremature 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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The project "A support network for the premature infant's family", developed by faculty, residents, graduate students and a multidisciplinary team at a university hospital in Londrina, aims to support families of premature infants through a follow-up that begins with admission of the newborn (NB) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and which is performed throughout the period of hospitalization, the discharge process, and continues up to one year of age with outpatient care.
Kevin Fisher-Paulson, a self-proclaimed "Catholic nerd" who serves as captain of the Honor Guard for the San Francisco Sheriff's department, and his long-time partner take in the premature infants on a few hour's notice.
The reported RSV hospitalization rate in premature infants ranges between 5.2% and 16.8% [5-8].
Furthermore, in group B infants, the latest PMA of onset of type 1 ROP was 42 weeks of premature infant with GA of 33 and BW of 1410 g.
The preservation of IgA in pasteurized donor milk is of utmost importance for the premature infant (McKinney et al., 2005).
Purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of total parenteral nutrition on deciduous teeth eruption of very low birth weight premature infants. It was a prospective study done at Prince Hashim Ben Al-hussein Military Hospital of 85 healthy preterm infants who were born with birthweight of 800-1500grams, and at 27-32 weeks gestational age.
Objective: To determine frequency of IVH in premature infants delivered at Military Hospital Rawalpindi.
The New Jersey Department of Health learned late Monday that two premature infants with confirmed cases of Acinetobacter baumannii died last week in the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital in Newark.The New Jersey Department of Health learned late Monday that two premature infants with confirmed cases of Acinetobacter baumannii died last week in the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital in Newark.
[USA] Sep 23 ( ANI ): Turns out, brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature infant girls' brains, a new study has revealed.
Keywords: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, Liver failure, Premature infant.
Thus, the aim of the present article was to evaluate the influence of the behavioral study on the readiness of the premature infant to initiate oral feeding in the mother's womb.