Permanent Brain Damage from Hypernatremic Dehydration in Breastfed Infants: Patient Reports
- Prevention of hypernatraemic dehydration in breastfed newborn infants by daily weighing. Konetzny, Gabriel; Bucher, Hans Ulrich; Arlettaz, Romaine // European Journal of Pediatrics;Jul2009, Vol. 168 Issue 7, p815
Hypernatraemic dehydration, which predominantly appears in breastfed neonates, can cause serious complications, such as convulsions, permanent brain damage and death, if recognised late. Weight loss â‰¥10% of birth weight could be an early indicator for this condition. In this prospective...
- Maternal factors in newborns breast feeding jaundice: a case control study. Alizadeh Taheri, Peymaneh; Sepahran, Mina; Shariat, Mamak // Tehran University Medical Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p768
Background: Neonatal jaundice, especially breast feeding jaundice is one of the most common causes of neonatal readmission during the first month of life. Breast feeding jaundice may be due to decreased milk intake with dehydration and/or reduced caloric intake. The aim of this Study was to...
- The supplementary feeding of breastfed babies may cause breastfeeding failures: A flawed survey and a false debate. Dickstein, M.; Van der Hofstadt, J.; Vis, H. // European Journal of Pediatrics;1998, Vol. 157 Issue 10, pA861
Discusses a problem concerning supplementary feeding of breastfed babies. Prevention of dehydration or hypoglycaemia; Method of randomizing mother-infant pairs in a same room or ward to a supplemented or an unsupplemented group; Discussion on the detrimental effects of supplements given to...
- Manejo nutricional del niÃ±o prematuro con muy bajo peso al nacer (MBPN) y diabetes neonatal: a propÃ³sito de un caso (Brasil). Borges, K. M.; Márcia Chaves Andrade Nery, B. // Nutricion Hospitalaria;dic2012 suplemento 3, Vol. 27, p19
No abstract available.
- Effect of Radiant Warmer on Transepidermal Water Loss (TEWL) and Skin Hydration in Preterm Infants. Maayan-Metzger, A.; Yosipovitch, G.; Hadad, E.; Sirota, L. // Journal of Perinatology;Jun2004, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p372
OBJECTIVE:: To evaluate the effect of radiant warmers on skin barrier function in preterm infants. METHODOLOGY:: Transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and stratum corneum hydration were measured in 30 preterm infants (birth weight 825 to 2220?g) in seven body areas: forehead, upper back, cubital...
- caida mollera, caida de la mollera. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p336
An encyclopedia entry for "caida mollera, caida de la mollera," which refers to severe dehydration in infants is presented.
- Dural Sinus Thrombosis Complicating Hypernatremic Dehydration in a Breastfed Neonate. Gebara, Bassam M.; Everett, Karl O. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan2001, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p45
Presents the case of a breastfed infant with hypernatremic dehydration who developed symptomatic dural sinus thrombosis that required treatment with urokinase. Analysis on the patient report; Discussion on hypernatremic dehydration in breastfed infants.
- Hypernatremic Dehydration in Infants with Gastroenteritis. Khuffash, Faisal A.; Majeed, Hassan A. // Clinical Pediatrics;May1984, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p255
Reports on the incidence and morbidity of hypernatremic dehydration (HD) in infants with gastroenteritis in Kuwait. Retrospective analysis of medical records; Lower incidence of malnutrition in patients with HD compared to other forms of dehydration; Climatic conditions unrelated to the...
- Biochemical Tests for Assessing Subclinical Nutritional Deficiency. Whitehead, R. G. // Clinical Pediatrics;Sep1967, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p516
This article discusses biochemical tests for assessing subclinical nutritional deficiency. The severe forms of infantile protein malnutrition and undernutrition are characterized clinically as kwashiorkor and marasmus. But before these topics can be investigated, one must be able to detect with...