Sökning: "Low birthweight"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 24 avhandlingar innehållade orden Low birthweight.
1. Long-term follow-up of very low birthweight children : A prospective study from the southeast region of Sweden
Sammanfattning : Background: The survival rates for very low birthweight (VLBW; birthweight ≤1500 g) children are increasing, but they run a greater risk than controls of developing neurosensory disabilities and other functional problems during childhood. However, there is a great need for more knowledge regarding long-term outcome to adulthood in VLBW subjects. LÄS MER
2. Dietary exposure to persistent organochlorine compounds and health effects in women and their infants - Epidemiological studies on birthweight, cancer incidence, and mortality
Sammanfattning : In Sweden the main exposure route for both polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and other persistent organochlorine compounds is through consumption of fatty fish species from the Baltic Sea (the eastern coast of Sweden). Cohorts of fishermen's wives from the Swedish east and west coasts were established. LÄS MER
3. Improving neonatal survival in East Africa Analysis of maternal service utilization, effectiveness of care and risk factors for neonatal mortality in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
Sammanfattning : Despite profound progress made in reducing neonatal mortality, it remains one of the major global health challenges. In 2019, the World Health Organization estimated that 2.4 million neonatal deaths occurred, accounting for over 45 percent of under-5 deaths worldwide. LÄS MER
4. Fetal growth in India : studies on antenatal prediction of low birthweight and some factors that determine birthweight
Sammanfattning : Objectives To develop standards for assessment of fetal growth in India and to study some factors that determine birthweight. Methods Data from 250 normal pregnancies were used to construct graphs of fundal height, abdominal girth and the ratio of fundal height to abdominal length. LÄS MER
5. Postnatal Peer Counseling on Exclusive Breastfeeding of Low-birthweight Filipino Infants : Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Sammanfattning : In a Manila hospital, 204 mothers were randomized into three groups: two intervention groups receiving home-based counseling visits, one of them (n=68) by counselors trained to use a locally developed, two-tiered program of breastfeeding counseling, and the other by counselors trained in general childcare (n=67), were compared with a control group of mothers (n=69) who did not receive any counseling. All infants were scheduled for seven visits to the hospital for follow-up. LÄS MER