Views of Mothers about National Newborn Screening Tests Performed in Turkey

şenay Topuz; Asena Taşgıt; Elif Çilesiz; Rüveyda Gökçe; Derya Aycan Ulger; Şerife Suna Oğuz

Volume 23, Issue 5 , 2021

  BackgroundNewborn screening tests can detect numerous congenital diseases that may cause disability or death and be performed first in 2006 in Turkey. Newborn screenings for Phenylketonuria and congenital hypothyroidism have increased in recent years due to the emergence of new diseases. It is essential ...  Read More

Acute Bacterial Parotitis in Early Infancy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mahmoud Soltani; Asma Javid

Volume 21, Issue 10 , 2019, Pages 1-4

  Introduction: Acute parotitis is known as an uncommon disease in children and a rare condition in infancy. Dehydration, pre- maturity, immune deficiency, congenital anomalies of the parotid gland or ducts, and oral trauma are some of its important risk factors. The most common bacteria contributing to ...  Read More

Evaluating the Effect of the Intermediate-Dose Oral Erythromycin on the Treatment of Feeding Intolerance in Premature Neonates: A Randomized Clinical Trial Study

Amir-Mohammad Armanian; Ashraf Mousavi; Majid Mohammadizadeh; Nima Salehimehr; Akbar Hassanzade

Volume 21, Issue 9 , 2019, Pages 1-7

  Background: Gastrointestinal (GI) dysmotility is a common problem among preterm neonates with very-low-birth-weight and is manifested as feeding intolerance, and in this situation, total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is needed for several complications. Ery- thromycin is a prokinetic antibiotic that neonatologists ...  Read More

Efficacy and Complications of Humidified High-Flow Nasal Cannula Versus Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Neonates with Respiratory Distress Syndrome After Surfactant Therapy

Maryam Shokouhi; Behnaz Basiri; Mohammad Kazem Sabzehei; Masoumeh Mahdiankhoo; Azar Pirdehghan

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2019, Pages 1-7

  Background: Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a problem that often occurs in preterm neonates.Objectives: The present study was conducted to compare the efficacy and complications of humidified high flow nasal cannula(HFNC) with those of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) ...  Read More