Tag Archive: preterm infants

Oct 08 2015

Missing Well Visits Results in Preventive Care Gaps for Preterm Infants

Newborns’ first big journeys into the world often are to well-baby exams at pediatricians offices. These checkups usually are scheduled within the first days or weeks after discharge from the hospital, followed by exams every few months during their first year of life.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/missing-well-visits-results-in-preventive-care-gaps-for-preterm-infants/

Jun 23 2015

No Difference in Outcomes for Premature Infants Enrolled in RCTs

Many families of premature infants quickly become familiar with a powerful research tool called a randomized clinical trial (RCT). Neonatologists may invite them to participate in RCTs, as they investigate ways to help prevent, treat, and manage the myriad complications that can occur when these babies’ organs are not ready for life outside their mothers’ wombs.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/no-difference-in-outcomes-for-premature-infants-enrolled-in-rcts/

May 21 2014

Study Reports Outcomes of Tracheostomy in Preterm Infants

Neonatologists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia frequently face the intricate decision of whether to place a tracheostomy in a preterm infant with severe lung disease and when to do it. A lack of relevant literature about this procedure makes it a challenging consideration.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-reports-outcomes-tracheostomy-preterm-infants/