extremely low birth weight infant

extremely low birth weight infant

Neonatology An infant weighing ≤ 1000g at birth, who is at high risk for neurobehavioral dysfunction and poor school performance. See Low birth weight, Limits of viability. Cf Very low birth weight.
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Porcelli et al24 reported that extremely low birth weight infant who received breast milk in second week of life but not on 4th week of life, were at lower risk of ROP, suggesting that earlier intake of breast milk is associated with lower risk of ROP.
Birth to breast--a feeding care map for the NICU: helping the extremely low birth weight infant navigate the course.
Heird et al., "Workshop summary: Nutrition of the extremely low birth weight infant," Pediatrics, vol.
Based on observations of more than 4,000 infants, researchers in an NIH newborn research network have identified several factors that influence an extremely low birth weight infant's chances for survival and disability.
Phases of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis in the extremely low birth weight infant. Pediatrics 1995;96:484-9.
Additional protein fortification is necessary in extremely low birth weight infants fed human milk.
Growth trajectories of extremely low birth weight infants from birth to young adulthood: a longitudinal, population-based study.
(17) reported that the application of Tochen's rule in extremely low birth weight infants led to inadequate tube placement in almost half the infants.
Outcome of extremely low birth weight infants with leukemoid reaction.
A randomized controlled trial of the oropharyngeal administration of mother's colostrum to extremely low birth weight infants in the first days of life.
Sue Broyles, "Necrotizing enterocolitis and neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely low birth weight infants < 1000 g," Journal of Perinatology, vol.
Bas, "The incidence and risk factors of severe retinopathy of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants in Turkey," Medical Science Monitor, vol.

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