lunes, 30 de diciembre de 2013

Actualizaciones de EvidenceUpdates en Neonatología (V): segundo semestre 2013

Volvemos puntuales con las actualizaciones de EvidenceUpdates en Neonatología, en esta ocasión del segundo 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:

Umbilical cord antiseptics for preventing sepsis and death among newborns.
Furosemide for transient tachypnoea of the newborn.
Intravenous immunoglobulin for preventing infection in preterm and/or low birth weight infants. - Intravenous immunoglobulin for suspected or proven infection in neonates.
Early versus late administration of amino acids in preterm infants receiving parenteral nutrition.
Efficacy and safety of continuous infusion of fentanyl for pain control in preterm newborns on mechanical ventilation.
Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low-gestational-age neonates with low-grade periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage.
Cycled light in the intensive care unit for preterm and low birth weight infants.
Efficacy and safety of once-daily esomeprazole for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease in neonatal patients.
Early light reduction for preventing retinopathy of prematurity in very low birth weight infants.
Postnatal phenobarbital for the prevention of intraventricular haemorrhage in preterm infants.
Different corticosteroids and regimens for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth.
Randomized trial of plastic bags to prevent term neonatal hypothermia in a resource-poor setting. - Use of oral fluconazole during pregnancy and the risk of birth defects.
- Caesarean section versus vaginal delivery for preterm birth in singletons.
D-Penicillamine for preventing retinopathy of prematurity in preterm infants.
Perinatal infections and neurodevelopmental outcome in very preterm and very low-birth-weight infants: a meta-analysis.
Optimal timing for intravascular administration set replacement.
- Oral propranolol for retinopathy of prematurity: risks, safety concerns, and perspectives.
Dilute versus full strength formula in exclusively formula-fed preterm or low birth weight infants
Avoiding endotracheal ventilation to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia: A meta-analysis.
Antibiotics for preterm rupture of membranes.
A Randomized controlled trial of two nasal continuous positive airway pressure levels after extubation in preterm infants.
- NIDCAP in preterm infants and the neurodevelopmental effect in the first 2 years.
Prophylactic antibiotics for inhibiting preterm labour with intact membranes.

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