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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Here arises the urgent need for alert ophthalmologists and established ROP screening programs in order to compliment improved preterm infant survival with improved peadriatic ophthalmic care facilities and end with surviving preterm infants who can lead healthy productive lives.
3) Iranpour and his colleagues compared NCPAP and HFNC in preterm infant (30-35 weeks gestation) with RDS, who had received NCPAP for the first 24 hours after birth.
KC has consistently demonstrated positive calming effects on the full-term and preterm infant.
In October 2014, a hospital in Connecticut notified CDC and the Connecticut Department of Public Health of a fatal case of gastrointestinal mucormycosis in a preterm infant.
This study extends knowledge about prebiotic and probiotic supplementation in the preterm infant finding benefit and potential to improve overall wellbeing.
This intervention alone would address the issue of iron stores in the preterm infant more than adequately.
And so the list could go on until we can describe the behaviours and movements that we see in the very preterm infant.
The results of this study suggest that elective cesarean section in the preterm infant has infant morbidity risks and should not be performed unless necessary (DeLuca et al.
Comment: The temptation is to conclude that preterm infant massage has benefits.
Preterm feeding practices have not yet been surveyed in this country, and our article may inform the design of local collaborative trials to determine optimal preterm infant feeding strategies.
Two-hundred and two preterm infants were assessed by the Neurobehavioral Assessment of the Preterm Infant (NAPI), which was carried out at 32-37 weeks post-conceptional age in the hospital setting.