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Predictors of Poor Outcome in Neonates with Bacterial Sepsis Admitted to the University Hospital of the West Indies

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80–4
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Prematurity, very low birthweight and female gender are predictors of poor outcome in neonates with bacterial sepsis. Strategies aimed at decreasing morbidity and mortality in neonates with sepsis must include measures that will decrease the incidence of prematurity and low birthweight.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013

The Impact of the Establishment of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on the Outcome of Very Low Birthweight Infants at the University Hospital of the West Indies

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297–301
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The establishment of a neonatal intensive care unit has resulted in improved survival of very low birthweight infants. Further improvement in survival of these infants will be dependent on increased accessibility to surfactant therapy, initiation of total parenteral nutrition and the availability of trained personnel.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013
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