National Neonatology Forum Plans to Celebrate Newborn Week
To spread awareness on infant care, the National Neonatology
Forum (NNF) has announced newborn week celebrations Dec 15-21. //
The NNF's thrust this year includes provision of newborn care at home and recognition of danger signs, transferring sick newborns from home to referral centres and car...
Oscar Award Winner, Dr. A.R. Rahman inaugurates Apollo Children's Hospital - the First Standalone Quaternary Care Paediatric Hospital in the Apollo Hospitals Group
...c care to children and adolescents up to the age of 16 years all
under one roof. Established on a built-up area of 39,000 sq.ft, it is
complete with a neonatology
care unit, pediatric intensive care facilities,
state-of-the-art operating rooms including facility for complex cardiac
surgeries, procedure rooms, la...
40 Northwest Hospital Physicians Named Among Seattle's Top Doctors by Seattle Magazine
Francis Riedo, MD -- Infectious Disease/Travel Medicine
Emily Cooper, MD -- Internal Medicine
Barry Lawson, MD -- neonatology
Jayashree Srinivasan, MD - Neurosurgery
James Joki, MD -- Obstetrics
Karen Wells, MD -- Obstetrics
Martin Mankey, MD -...
The American Academy of Pediatrics Names Lu-Ann Papile, M.D., FAAP, as Chair of the Fetus and Newborn Committee
...apile will succeed Ann Stark, M.D., FAAP, chief of neonatology
at Texas Children's Hospital and professor of Pedi...Hospital Newborn Center - Ranked #7 nationally in neonatology
by U.S. News Media Group in 2009, Texas Children's...dren's Newborn Center are international leaders in neonatology
and neonatal surgery. Texas Children's Newborn Cen...
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Children's National Medical Center among Best Children's Hospitals
...en's provides premier pediatric healthcare services in key areas including neonatology
, cancer , heart and heart surgery , neurology and neurosurgery, diges...brain tumors, rare diseases, and muscular dystrophies, to our comprehensive neonatology
program that offers ECMO and whole-body cooling to protect the most fragile...
Group B Strep Screening Guidelines Sparing Newborns
... asking whether these guidelines had actually had an impact on care, whether people's behavior had changed," added Dr. James M. Greenberg, director of neonatology
at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. "And the answer is yes. Women are getting screened now in much higher percentages, they're getti...
The Most Fragile Babies in the Nation's Capital Have a New Home
...U was designed with input from our families, nurses, and medical care team members, and we couldn't be more proud," said Billie L. Short, MD, Chief of neonatology
at Children's National.
The 54-bed NICU at Children's National is the only Level IIIC NICU in national capital area, the highest distinction av...
The Area's Most Fragile Babies Have a New Home
...larger than the old unit.
“This is a dream come true for our staff, patients, and families,” said Billie L. Short, MD , Chief of neonatology
at Children’s National. “This NICU was designed with input from our families, nurses, and medical care team members, and we couldn’t...
Global Health Efforts Make Progress Against Child Deaths
... Dr. Dawodu will discuss a new approach to reducing the problems with maternal vitamin D supplementation.
Dr. Dawodu will also chair a session on neonatology
at the PAS meeting.
A third doctor from the Cincinnati Children's Global Health division, Steven Black, MD, will moderate a session on immunizat...
Tragic choices: Is it better for doctors or patient families to decide?
...upt their babies' life-support therapy, the decision to interrupt the treatment was made, and the baby died. Crucially, however, the decision model in neonatology
varies across the two countries: In the U.S., the autonomous model is used, so the decision to interrupt life-support therapy was made by the parents ...
Preterm Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Incidence Rates
of Death when Treated with Surfactant Replacement Therapies
of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Associate
Division Chief, USC Division of Neonatal Medicine, and Section
Head, Division of neonatology
and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, LAC
and USC Women's & Children's Hospital, noted: "I find it
intriguing that this very large retrospective study...
Discovery Labs Presents Surfaxin and Aerosurf Data At the Pediatric
Academic Societies' Annual Meeting
...e first time to the medical community.
Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Surfaxin(r) for the Prevention and
Treatment of BPD
Carl Bose, MD, Director of neonatology
and Professor of
Pediatrics at University of North Carolina and Chairman of the
Discovery BPD Clinical Study Steering Committee, presented an
Surfaxin (Lucinactant) Long-Term Survival Advantage vs. Comparators
Published in Pediatrics
...ntrolled Trials (Moya et al.) Pediatrics
Vol. 119 No. 6 June 2007.
Fernando Moya, M.D., Chair of the SELECT study Steering
Committee and Director of neonatology
at the Coastal Area Health
Education Center, North Carolina, commented, "The long-term
outcomes from the pooled analysis are particularly important