A recent study examines the potential dosing errors that can occur when medical facilities attempt to administer very small but very precise amounts of powerful medications. Infants, particularly newborns and those that are very small, may require doses of powerful medications in amounts of less than 0.1 milliliters, unfortunately it is difficult to accurately measure amounts this small using current equipment, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
More than four years ago, a young mother held her newborn triplets in her arms for the last time. The three infants thrived and are healthy, but a series of medical errors after the birth left the mother severely disabled, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. During the ensuing years, the mother and father divorced and the two parties are now engaged in a protracted child custody dispute.
A recent study from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center suggests that nitric oxide treatment may not reduce premature infant mortality rates or avoid other complications in most cases. The study focused on babies that were born at 34 weeks or earlier. The benefits of nitric oxide for near-term infants, born pre-term but after 34 weeks, has been well documented.
A recent Study reports that the overall rate of U.S. women who die as a result of anesthesia during childbirth has fallen sharply in the last few decades. However, fatality rates for regional anesthesia, compared to general anesthesia, have increased slightly, according to Reuters News
Evan Williams is a nine-year-old who loves to play football, soccer, golf and basketball. Although he has cerebral palsy and uses crutches, he is active in a wide variety of sports and is now raising money for the program that helped him realize that he could participate in these sports.
A report released by the Centers for Disease Control showed a reduction in the premature birth rate and a large in increase in the number of caesarian section deliveries. The CDC report compiles data for 2009 and shows a slight decrease for all births from 2008 to 2009.
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