Science Current Events | Science News | Brightsurf.com
 

Neonatal diarrhea

June 17, 2010

Diarrhea represents a major condition responsible for pediatric mortality worldwide. The onset of neonatal diarrhea may rapidly lead to life threatening dehydration and malnutrition. Clinical and epidemiologic studies defining severity and etiology are needed in order to improve diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for the management of neonatal diarrhea.

A research team from Italy did a retrospective, nationwide study involving 5801 subjects observed in neonatal intensive care units during 3 years. The results of the investigation showed that, in particular setting, diarrhea is a relatively uncommon but insidious condition underlying a broad spectrum of illnesses. The list of diseases and mechanisms responsible for diarrhea in neonates is large and the number of possible etiologies is higher compared with older pediatric patients. Thus, early diagnosis and timely treatment are both crucial in the management of diarrhea in neonates. Their study will be published on June 7, 2010 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology.

This is the first systematic study describing diarrhea in patients hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit in an industrialized country and outside outbreak conditions. This study will help neonatologists to become more confidential with all the possible etiologies of diarrhea in neonates in order to recognize and correctly manage rare chronic cases who need the assistance of a specialized team dedicated to their long-term treatment. Specific guidelines for the management of diarrheal disorders in neonates are advocated.

This research opens the way to new investigations in the area of diarrheal diseases with neonatal onset. The results could be of importance for other experts in the field of infectious diseases, nutrition, cell biology, histology and genetics.

World Journal of Gastroenterology



More Neonatal Diarrhea Current Events and Neonatal Diarrhea News Articles

Fetal & Neonatal Secrets, 3e

Fetal & Neonatal Secrets, 3e
by Richard A. Polin MD (Author), Alan R. Spitzer MD (Author)


"Fetal and Neonatal Secrets is a book with an alternative setup that offers answers to a wide spectrum of clinical questions in the field of fetal and neonatal medicine" By Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica , Mar 2015Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for your fetal and neonatal patients. Zero in on key fetal and neonatal information with a question and answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful websites. Review essential material efficiently with the "Top 100 Secrets in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine" - perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment.Apply all the latest pediatric advances in clinical fetal...

Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions

Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions
by Lincoln Chen (Editor), Nevin S. Scrimshaw (Editor)


There are several reasons why a consolidation of recent advances in our understanding of the interaction of diarrhea and malnutrition is indi­ cated and timely. It is now widely recognized that diarrhea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among children of poor countries. Due to recent advances in laboratory and field diagnostic techniques, many of the previously unrecognized etiologic agents responsible for diarrhea have been identified, thereby providing new scientific knowledge for rational control strategies. Increasingly these advances suggest that the morbidity burden of diarrhea may be of equal, if not greater, public health consequence than mortality. Diarrhea only rarely causes disease severe enough to require institutionalized medical care. The vast major­ ity of...

Neonatal Emergencies

Neonatal Emergencies
by Richard Cantor (Author), P. Sadowitz (Author)


A complete clinical reference on the management of neonates in emergency and acute care settings! Neonatal Emergencies details the diagnostic procedures and clinical management strategies for the full spectrum of acute illness and emergencies seen in the neonatal period. The book is logically organized by anatomic region and enhanced by 100 full-color illustrations. Features:
An intense clincal focus--explores all the issues pertinent to formulating a successful strategy for effective clinical management in these challenging patients Specifically designed to meet the daily clinical needs of the emergency physician--features a convenient anatomically-based organization and content included for its hands-on value 100 full-color illustrations Expert authorship--written by twenty...

Pediatric Practice Gastroenterology

Pediatric Practice Gastroenterology
by Warren Bishop (Author)


Complete how-to guidance on managing gastrointestinal diseases and disorders in children In full color! "Pediatric Practice: Gastroenterology is a beautifully illustrated and reader-friendly textbook that provides a well-rounded overview of pediatric gastroenterology that provides an excellent resource for general pediatricians and allied health professionals caring for children in general practice."--Gastroenterology Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Gastroenterology is a unique source of clinically relevant information on the diagnosis and treatment of children with gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders. The care of the patient forms the core of this full-color resource, which also provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that...

Diarrhea (Telford Press Series)

Diarrhea (Telford Press Series)
by Michael Gracey (Author)


This book helps bring the busy practitioner up to date with recent developments in research on diarrhea that has taken place over the past 10 years. The causes of diarrhea are very diverse and include infections, allergies, chronic inflammatory diseases, tumors and inborn errors of intestinal digestion and transport.
The global importance of diarrheal deaths and illnessess, as well as the rapid technical advances that have occurred in this field, have generated a vast amount of literature that is not easily accessible to most practicing doctors. This single volume brings this literature together in a logical, concise and clear manner that puts diarrhea and its management into a clinical perspective. Practicing physicians, pediatricians, internists and senior students will find this...

Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: Diseases of the Fetus and Infant (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Fanaroff))

Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: Diseases of the Fetus and Infant (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Fanaroff))
by Mosby


Fanaroff and Martin’s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine covers everything you need to improve the quality of life and long-term outcomes of your patients. Drs. Richard J. Martin, Avroy A. Fanaroff, and Michele C. Walsh, along with a multi-disciplinary team of contributors guide you through the sweeping developments in diagnosis and treatment of the mother fetus, and neonate. The completely updated 9th edition keeps you current on the late preterm infant, the fetal origins of adult disease, neonatal anemia, genetic disorders, and more.Get comprehensive guidance on treating patients through a dual focus on neonatology and perinatology. See nuances and details in over 800 illustrations that depict disorders in the clinical setting and explain complex information. Find the information you need...

Global Health 101 (Essential Public Health)

Global Health 101 (Essential Public Health)
by Richard Skolnik (Author)


Rated by an independent panel as the best introductory Global Health text for undergraduates, Global Health 101, Third Edition is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. It illustrates key themes with an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. Particular attention is given to the health-development link, to developing countries, and to the health needs of poor and disadvantaged people. The Third Edition is a thorough revision that offers an extensive amount of new and updated information, while maintaining clarity, simplicity, and ease of use for faculty and students. Offering the latest data on the burden of disease, the book presents unique content on key topics that are often insufficiently covered in...

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8e

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8e
by Joanna M. Bassert VMD (Author), John Thomas DVM (Author)


A fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition has the trusted content, simplified layout, and novel study tools every Vet Tech needs. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios. This color-coded, fully illustrated guide will give you a leg up in the constantly evolving Vet Tech field.Full color photos bring concepts to life and emphasize the role of the vet tech.Vet Tech Threads offer helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms.Large...

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6e

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6e
by Margi Sirois EdD MS RVT LAT (Author)


"Everything you would expect from an in- house lab is listed here." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Vet Nurses Today, March 2015Comprehensive coverage gives you a solid foundation in the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform related tests.Step-by-step procedure boxes offer quick access to the skills you must perform during your educational program, as well as procedures that are commonly performed by vet techs in private practice.Provides the latest information needed to successfully perform a broad spectrum of laboratory tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays.Completely updated content throughout reflects the latest advances in veterinary clinical...

ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians 2016: The Complete Official Version (Icd-10-Cm Expert for Physicians Draft)

ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians 2016: The Complete Official Version (Icd-10-Cm Expert for Physicians Draft)
by Optum360 (Author)


The 2016 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians with our hallmark features and format, makes facing the challenge of using the new code set easier. Use the code book that contains the latest HIPAA-mandated ICD-10-CM code set, plus the familiar Optum360 coding and reimbursement alerts you have come to rely upon. Set the standard for coding accuracy, the cornerstone of health care analytics and revenue cycle management, with the confidence only an Optum360 product can deliver. Key Features and Benefits New Optum360 Edge Coding guideline explanations and examples. In addition to the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, new sections have been added at the beginning of each chapter with detailed explanations and examples related to application of the ICD-10-CM coding guidelines. New Optum360...

© 2016 BrightSurf.com