neonatal period


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ne·o·na·tal pe·ri·od

(nē'ō-nā'tăl pēr'ē-ŏd)
The time elapsed between birth and 28 days of age. The first 24 hours of life are the most vulnerable time for the neonate because major physiologic adjustments are needed for extrauterine life.
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The possibility of unregistered cases is stronger in the neonatal period rather than the post-neonatal period and in out-of-hospital deaths.
GH deficiency: It should be kept in mind that GH level is high in the neonatal period (51,52).
Longitudinal Development of the Skin Microbiome During the Neonatal Period. Abstract.
Longitudinal Development of the Skin Micro-biome During the Neonatal Period. Abstract.
Deaths in the neonatal period had as main underlying causes maternal hypertensive disorders and maternal urinary tract infections, disorders considered preventable by the adequate attention of the health services to pregnancy (Nascimento, Oliveira, Sposito, Ferreira, & Bonfim, 2014; Oliveira et al., 2016; Marques et al., 2018).
It has been reported that, the testis was preserved in approximately 22-33% of patients with postnatal testicular torsion with the help of the immediate surgical intervention; however, testes were not preserved in patients who had prenatal testicular torsion and who were urgently operated in the neonatal period (8,9).
In a retrospective study, using the plates in early neonatal period seemed to decrease the requirement of the surgery, duration of hospitalization, and morbidity of palatal reconstruction (8).
described that operation in the neonatal period could be safely performed without complications [6].
Delay in diagnosis and treatment in neonatal periods can be dangerous and can accompany with a high rate of mortality and long-term complications; for this reasons, in neonates with skin manifestations or ill neonates without any recognized cause, over diagnosis and treatment by acyclovir for neonatal HSV infection may be justified.
The clear advantage to prenatal diagnosis relates to preparation of the parents and in utero transfer of patients to tertiary centres for delivery, rather than emergent transfers in the neonatal period and potential separation of the mother and her baby [15].
The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical manifestations and amplitude-integrated encephalogram (aEEG) characteristics of infants with EOEE with onset within the neonatal period, to make early diagnosis to improve the prognosis.

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