premature newborn

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1. recently born; called also neonatal.
postmature newborn (post-term newborn) post-term infant.
premature newborn (preterm newborn) preterm infant.

pre·term in·fant

(prē'term in'fănt)
An infant with gestational age of fewer than 37 completed weeks (259 completed days).
Synonym(s): preemie, premature infant, premature newborn, preterm newborn.
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* Neonatal Infant Pain Scale (NIPS) - used for the assessment of procedural pain in premature newborns, and full-term newborns;
They remain important potential areas of research particularly in the premature newborn, because morbidities such as late onset sepsis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and necrotizing enterocolitis are interrelated (Stoll et al.
Three gatherings were held 30 days after the discharge of the last premature newborn (i.e.
And from August, 2002, the Program Madre Canguro (PMC) was started in the Newborn Unit at the HUV, as a strategy to increase survival of premature newborns, and to reduce occupational and hospital infection rate (4,5).
BABIES have died because of a lack of cots in Wales' specialist units for sick or premature newborn infants, a doctor has told a leading medical committee.
The first 100 entrants were given Santa costumes to wear for the second annual fun run, which raised money to buy lifesaving equipment and facilities for the care of sick and premature newborn babies and to support their parents.
DUBAI Ricter Calixto, a salesman who faced mounting Dh700-an-hour medical bills to treat his premature newborn son at Welcare Hospital, is elated after getting a huge discount from the private Welcare Hospital.
On a Kangaroo ward, mothers and babies are together and mothers learn how to feed small and premature newborns. More importantly, they learn how to keep them warm, especially at night.
Premature newborns can clearly hear, and babies still in the womb in the late second and third trimesters have been shown to prefer their mother's voice to others, and to recognize a familiar bedtime story over other texts read aloud.
Request for quotations : grodmt 092/19-ea lot 1 incubator for premature newborns for hospitals of grodno and grodno region at the request of the health department of the grodno regional executive committee
Saturday came because the duo marked the 2,000th multi-baby birth at Edward since the hospital gained capacity to care for the tiniest and neediest premature newborns in 1996.

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