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Association of newborn diseases with weight/length ratio and the adequacy of weight for gestational age

José Ricardo Dias Bertagnon, Marcos da Cruz Rocha, Gabriela Alba Kuraim, Rosângela Guidara, Neil Ferreira Novo

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2086

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare the frequencies of newborn diseases in those newborns classified according to a weight/length rate and those classified by the adequacy weight for gestational age.Methods:A retrospective cross-sectional study by record assessment was carried out enclosing all the live newborns at Hospital Geral do Grajaú, from September to December, 2009 (n =577) classified according to the rate weight/length and also to the adequacy weight for gestational age. The 10 and 90 percentiles of the weight/length distribution, now designated as “indices” […]

Follow-up of premature children with high risk for growth and development delay: a multiprofessional assessment

Marcia de Freitas, Ana Merzel Kernkraut, Simone Maria Amadio Guerrero, Sonia Teresa Gaidzakian Akopian, Sandra Harumi Murakami, Vanessa Madaschi, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1569

ABSTRACTObjective:To describe the activities of a multiprofessional outpatient clinic performed by neonatologist, physiatrist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, audiologist and psychologist, who evaluated the development of premature newborns.Methods:Twenty children born at a tertiary-care hospital (São Paulo, Brazil), between April 2006 and April 2007, with birth weight below 1250 g or less than 32 weeks of gestation, were evaluated. The multiprofessional evaluation included assessment of development using the Bayley III scale, at the corrected age of 3, 6, 9, 12, […]