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Surfactant lavage does not appear to be beneficial in meconium aspiration syndromesurfactant lavage
Oral Probiotics Prevent NEC in VLBW Preterm Infants
High-flow Nasal Cannula is a Safe Alternative to CPAP in Preterm Infants with Respiratory Distress
Erythropoietin Doesn Not Reduce Need for Transfusion in Neonates
Probiotics Reduce Incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Glucuronidase Inhibitors Reduce Jaundice in Breastfed Infant
Indomethacin Prevents Morbidity in Preterm Infants
Preliminary Evidence Suggests That Administration of Oral Acyclovir Can Prevent Cutaneous Recurrences of HSV in Neonates
There is No Difference in Mortality from Necrotizing Enterocolitis When Using A Peritoneal Drain versus Laparotomy
Iron-Fortified Formulas Provide Adequate Iron for Preterm Infants to Prevent Iron Deficiency Anemia
Umbilical Artery Catheter Blood Collection Affects Cerebral Oxygenation
No Difference in the Effectiveness of Albumin Versus Normal Saline for the Treatment of Hypotension in Mechanically Ventilated Preterm Infants
Fiberoptic Phototherapy Is As Effective In Treating Hyperbilirubinemia in Premature Infants When Compared To Conventional Phototherapy
Surfactant Has Some Benefit in Acute Lung Injury
Inhaled Nitric Oxide Reduces the Need for ECMO
Conservative Evaluation and Treatment for Asymptomatic Infants Born to Mothers Treated for Chorioamnionitis
Oral Glucose for Neonatal Pain
Use of Peri-Extubation Steroids
Pulse Oximetry Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
Use of G-CSF in Neonatal Sepsis
Accuracy of Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measures
Benefit of Early Intervention for Hearing-Impaired Infants
Cardiorespiratory Events in Term Infants
Indomethacin Prophylaxis in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants
Using the WBC to Predict Neonatal Sepsis
Caffeine for Treatment of Apnea in Pre-term Infants
Inhaled Steroids in BPD
Room Air vs 100% Oxygen for Resuscitation
Home Monitors in ALTEs
Serial Lumbar Punctures No Benefit in IVH
Therapy for Problems with Breastfeeding
Intubation for Vigorous Babies
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