miércoles, 30 de julio de 2014

Actualizaciones de EvidenceUpdates en Neonatología (VI): primer semestre 2014

Volvemos puntuales con las actualizaciones de EvidenceUpdates en Neonatología, en esta ocasión con el primer semestre del 2014, 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.
- Skin-to-skin care for procedural pain in neonates.
- Resuscitation of preterm neonates with limited versus high oxygen strategy.
- Lactobacillus Reuteri for the prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in very low birthweight infants: a randomised controlled trial.
- Early versus late enteral prophylactic iron supplementation in preterm very low birth weight infants: a randomised controlled trial.
- Red cell transfusion management for patients undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease.
- When is birthweight at term abnormally low? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association and predictive ability of current birthweight standards for neonatal outcomes.
- Trial of Daily Vitamin D Supplementation in Preterm Infants.
- Symmetrical and asymmetrical growth restriction in preterm-born children.
- Stratification of risk of early-onset sepsis in newborns >/= 34 weeks` gestation.
- Use of macrolides in mother and child and risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: nationwide cohort study.
- Intravenous immunoglobulin in isoimmune haemolytic disease of newborn: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Randomized controlled trial of oxygen saturation targets in very preterm infants: two year outcomes.
- A randomized trial of hyperimmune globulin to prevent congenital cytomegalovirus.
- Outcomes of extremely low birthweight infants with acidosis at birth.
- Probiotics for prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants.
- Planned home versus hospital care for preterm prelabour rupture of the membranes (PPROM) prior to 37 weeks` gestation.
- Higher versus lower protein intake in formula-fed low birth weight infants.
- Late erythropoietin for preventing red blood cell transfusion in preterm and/or low birth weight infants.
- Kangaroo mother care to reduce morbidity and mortality in low birthweight infants.
- Formula versus donor breast milk for feeding preterm or low birth weight infants.
- PDA ligation and health outcomes: a meta-analysis.
- Early (< 8 days) postnatal corticosteroids for preventing chronic lung disease in preterm infants.
- Late (> 7 days) postnatal corticosteroids for chronic lung disease in preterm infants.
- Effect of fluconazole prophylaxis on candidiasis and mortality in premature infants: a randomized clinical trial.
- Effect of delayed vs early umbilical cord clamping on iron status and neurodevelopment at age 12 months: a randomized clinical trial.

Un semestre más, la mejor información científica sobre el recién nacido publicada en los últimos 6 meses y con el rigor de EvidenceUpdates, a golpe de click.