Implementation of mandatory vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis in preterm infants as part of the Polish Immunization Programme
Conclusions: 1. Even during prolonged hospitalization at a neonatal intensive care unit, immunization with the DTPa vaccine should be performed in addition to vaccination against tuberculosis and HBV. 2. DTPa-IPV-Hib-HBV hexavalent vaccines provide an optimal solution for the implementation of immunization schedules, especially in preterm infants and – even more so – preterm infants with extremely low birth weight. 3. Results from the monitoring of episodes of apnea, bradycardia and saturation levels before and after vaccination at the neonatal ward provide valuable information to the physician that continues vaccination as part of outpatient care.
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CONCLUSIONS: The screening test showed high diagnostic efficiency in determining the risk of language disorders in children aged between 0 and 5 years.
Abstract: The epidemiological data on gingivitis and periodontitis in Latin America are scarce, as the majority of the Latin American studies have analyzed probing depth instead of clinical attachment loss. Reported data have shown high variations in results between different Latin American countries, with the main causes of these differences being the clinical case definition and methodological strategies used. In general, data have revealed that the prevalence of periodontal disease is higher in Latin Americans than in populations in the USA or Europe. Regarding its relations with other diseases and conditions, some Lati...
Abstract: Gingivitis and periodontitis are associated with a negative impact on Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL), exerting a significant influence on aspects related to the patients' function and esthetics. Periodontitis has been associated with several systemic conditions, including adverse pregnancy outcomes, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), respiratory disorders, fatal pneumonia in hemodialysis patients, chronic renal disease and metabolic syndrome. The aim of this paper was to review the results of different periodontal treatments and their impacts on patients' OHRQoL and systemic hea...
Mexico has recorded its first two deaths of pregnant women from the coronavirus as the overall number of fatalities in the country reached 194, the health ministry said on Thursday.
Publication date: Available online 9 April 2020Source: Journal of Molecular Graphics and ModellingAuthor(s): Laurent Berthier, Olivier Brass, Gilbert Deleage, Raphaël Terreux
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Aridoss Santhakumar, Balasubramanian Ganesh, Mathiyazhakan Malathi, Jaganathasamy Nagaraj, Natesan Manikandan, V.M. Padmapriya, B.K. Kirubakaran, Chinnasamy Govindasamy, V. Ramachandran, Rajendran Sridhar, Pradeep Kumar, Shobini Rajan, Arumugam Elangovan
Transmasculine people —those assigned female at birth and having a male or masculine gender identity—can experience unintended pregnancy, yet research on contraception among these individuals is scarce.
CONCLUSIONSPregnancy resource centers play a role in meeting the acute material and social needs of low ‐income pregnant women. However, the constraints on the resources the centers offer mean that this support cannot be part of a reliable system of care. Advocates and policymakers should take a nuanced approach to regulating these centers and consider the reasons women visit them, especially low‐ income women.
Conclusion: Women with pre-pregnancy prehypertension may benefit from the more intensive monitor for HDP and postpartum metabolic syndrome. PMID: 32267178 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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