lunes, 1 de julio de 2013

Actualizaciones de EvidenceUpdates en Neonatología (IV): primer semestre 2013


Volvemos puntuales con las actualizaciones de EvidenceUpdates en Neonatología, en esta ocasión del primer semestre del 2013, tanto para revistas biomédicas como en Colaboración Cochrane. 
Como en las anteriores ocasiones, seleccionamos aquellas revisiones sistemáticas con una puntuación > 5 en las áreas de interés de EvidenceUpdates: 

- Maternal oxygen administration for fetal distress.
- Randomized trial of iron supplementation versus routine iron intake in VLBW infants.
- Low-dose heparin use and the patency of peripheral IV catheters in children: a systematic review.
- Nasal versus oral route for placing feeding tubes in preterm or low birth weight infants.
- Magnesium sulphate for women at term for neuroprotection of the fetus.
- Multinutrient fortification of human breast milk for preterm infants following hospital discharge.
- Naloxone for opiate-exposed newborn infants.
- Transpyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preterm infants.
- Early trophic feeding versus enteral fasting for very preterm or very low birth weight infants.
- Surgical versus medical treatment with cyclooxygenase inhibitors for symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants.
- Infant position in neonates receiving mechanical ventilation.
- Slow advancement of enteral feed volumes to prevent necrotising enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants.
- Lactase treated feeds to promote growth and feeding tolerance in preterm infants.
- Ibuprofen for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm and/or low birth weight infants.
- Effects of targeting higher vs lower arterial oxygen saturations on death or disability in extremely preterm infants: a randomized clinical trial.
- Prophylactic systemic antifungal agents to prevent mortality and morbidity in very low birth weight infants.
- Lung lavage for meconium aspiration syndrome in newborn infants.
- Delayed introduction of progressive enteral feeds to prevent necrotising enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants.

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