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Human coronaviruses part 36

Based on genomic sequence analysis, these bat coronaviruses were groupedĀ  into lineage CĀ  of the genus Betacoronavirus. After the outbreak of MERS, MERS-CoV related coronavirus were found in more bat species and countries. Among these viruses, full-length or near full-length … Continue reading

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Interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes part 7

  The recommendation: The benefits to the preterm infants In terms of reducing early morbidity and mortality outcomes The low cost and wide availability of corticosteroid The feasibility of implenting the intervention The potential impact on health-care resource     … Continue reading

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Interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes part 6

  Essential and special care for the management of preterm newborns should be available to prevent or address any newborn complications related to prematurity.

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Interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes part 2

  Antenatal corticosteroid therapy is recommended for women at risk of preterm birth from 24 weeks to 34 weeks of gestation when the following condition are met: Gestational age assessment can be accurately undertaken Preterm birth is considered imminent There … Continue reading

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Interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes part 1

The recommendations on interventions to improve preterm birth outcomes: For the mother, the recommendation relate to the use of antenatal corticosteroids, tocolysis, magnesium sulfate, antibiotics and optimal mode of delivery of preterm newborns.   For the preterm infants, they relate … Continue reading

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Classifiction and heterogeneity of preterm birth part 17

  Preterm birth is a dramatic event for the infant born too early, causing distress for child and parents while also burdening both parents and society. The ineffectiveness of interventions directed towards known risk factors highlights the lack of understanding … Continue reading

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Classifiction and heterogeneity of preterm birth part 16

  Circumstantial evidence already supports part of these pathways where epidemiologists, clinicians, physicosocial and basic scientists shared their results taking into account that the host susceptibility (a pregnant woman with her own innate and acquired personality traits) may interact with … Continue reading

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