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Phototherapy and exchange transfusion for neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia : national academic hospitals' consensus guidelines for South African hospitals and primary care facilities
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2006-09)
The purpose of this document is to address the current lack of consensus regarding the management of hyperbilirubinaemia in neonates in South Africa. If left untreated, severe neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia may cause kernicterus ...
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the neonate in a developing country - does extracorporeal membrane oxygenation have a role to play?
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1993)
A retrospective study was undertaken of survival after conventional management of 35 infants suffering from persistent pulmonary hypertension of the neonate (PPHN). The outcome of infants weighing more than 2000 g and who ...
High-frequency oscillatory ventilation - rescue treatment for infants with severe respiratory failure
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1998)
Objective. To assess the efficacy of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) as a rescue mode of therapy in newborn infants with severe respiratory failure poorly responsive or unresponsive to conventional ventilation ...
Born too soon, too small, to die - a plea for a fair innings
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
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Therapeutic monitoring as an aid in rationalising aminoglycoside dosage techniques in the neonate
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
General pharmacokinetic parameters applicable to adults are not suitable in neonatal practice owing to wide interpatient variations in respect of fluid balance, renal clearance and metabolic rates. We attempted to determine ...
Necrotising enterocolitis as an infectious disease : evidence from an outbreak of invasive disease due to extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae 
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2001)
Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is a severe gastro-intestinal disorder, predominantly seen in hospitalised low-birth-weight newborn infants. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Infants with NEC ...
A prospective study of long-term use of amikacin in a paediatrics department : indications, administration, side-effects, bacterial isolates and resistance
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1990)
Amikacin (Amikin; B-M) was used as the only aminoglycoside for 18 months in a paediatric department within a general hospital because of high levels of resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and ...
The outcome at 12 months of very-low-birth-weight infants ventilated at Tygerberg Hospital
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1995)
Objective. To determine the outcome at 1 year of age of a group of very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants, from urban and rural communities, ventilated at Tygerberg Hospital, W. Cape. Study design. Prospective descriptive ...
The necessity for T-cryptantigen activation screening in babies with necrotising enterocolitis
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996)
Objective. To determine the prevalence of T-cryptantigen activation (TCA) and its predictive value for severity of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in babies. Study design. Prospective descriptive. Study population. Thirty-four ...