#082 - Journal Club 33

#082 - Journal Club 33

The Incubator Podcast


Hello Friends 👋

Journal club is back after our NeoHeart coverage. This week's episode is quite longer than usual. As it turns out, the AAP released its new guidelines for the management of hyperbilirubinemia on August 5th, 2022, a few hours after Daphna and I had recorded this week's Journal Club episode. But, after reviewing this new publication, we realized it had to be included in this week's episode and could not be pushed off to the next Journal Club. Thus, we recorded the review of the article and plugged it at the beginning of the episode so you can listen to it as soon as the episode comes out without searching the audio file.

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Clinical Practice Guideline Revision: Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation
More than 80% of newborn infants will have some degree of jaundice.1,2 Careful monitoring of all newborn infants and the application of appropriate treatments are essential, because high bilirubin concentrations can cause acute bilirubin encephalopathy and kernicterus.3 Kernicterus is a permanent di…
Outcomes of dialysis in neonates with anuric end-stage renal disease at birth: ethical considerations - Journal of Perinatology
Journal of Perinatology - Outcomes of dialysis in neonates with anuric end-stage renal disease at birth: ethical considerations
Efficacy of occlusive wraps used for delivery room care
Background Guidelines advise for more than 20 years to use occlusive plastic wraps for temperature management during delivery room care but data on efficacy of different types of wrap are still scarce. Methods A random sample of seven different types of plastic wrap was tested using prewarmed alumi…
Antimicrobial utilization in very-low-birth-weight infants: association with probiotic use - Journal of Perinatology
Journal of Perinatology - Antimicrobial utilization in very-low-birth-weight infants: association with probiotic use
Breast milk vs 24% sucrose for procedural pain relief in preterm neonates: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial - Journal of Perinatology
Journal of Perinatology - Breast milk vs 24% sucrose for procedural pain relief in preterm neonates: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial
Ampicillin dosing in premature infants for early-onset sepsis: exposure-driven efficacy, safety, and stewardship - Journal of Perinatology
Journal of Perinatology - Ampicillin dosing in premature infants for early-onset sepsis: exposure-driven efficacy, safety, and stewardship
Pacifier use and breastfeeding in term and preterm newborns—a systematic review and meta-analysis - European Journal of Pediatrics
The purpose of this study is to assess whether pacifier use is associated with breastfeeding success in term and preterm newborns and whether it influences hospitalization time in preterm newborns. Four databases were searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and a systematic review and meta…
A randomised trial comparing weaning from CPAP alone with weaning using heated humidified high flow nasal cannula in very preterm infants: the CHiPS study
Objective To determine whether weaning from nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) using heated humidified high flow nasal cannula (nHF) was non-inferior to weaning using nCPAP alone in relation to time on respiratory support. Study design Single-centre, non-inferiority, randomised contr…