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I thought that I will start a thread with links to free journal articles on neonatology.

Everyone is invited to add their links also.

You could give the title of the article, authors, name of journal, publication date, a short abstract if needed and then the link for download

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This has to be one review which I repeatedly read because it reminds me of the basics in NICU which we sometimes tend to overlook. It is a great read and a must have in your NICU Library.

1. Narla LD, Hom M, Lofland GK, Moskowitz WB. Evaluation of umbilical catheter and tube placement in premature infants. Radiographics: A Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 1991 Sep ;11(5):849-63.


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Tandem Mass Spectrometry for the Direct Assay of Enzymes in Dried Blood Spots: Application to Newborn Screening for Mucopolysaccharidosis II (Hunter Disease)

Ding Wang, Tim Wood, Martin Sadilek, C. Ronald Scott, Frantisek Turecek, and Michael H. Gelb

Clin Chem. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2008 August 6.

PMCID: PMC2497000

Published in final edited form as: Clin Chem. 2007 January; 53(1): 137–140. Published online 2006 November 2. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2006.077263.


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... also could not access the article from Journal of perinatology.Any idea how to go about it?

You are right...the article in the journal of perinatology concerning concentratons of volatile substances is no longer freely available. It seems that it was only freely available for one month after publication. Now onwards I will not link to an article from journal of perinatology!

T...How do you place the link. ...

If you are asking about placing hyperlinked text in the posts; then it is very simple. First copy the URL of the webpage you want people to be redirected when they click on your LINK. To copy in Windows use Ctrl + C. Then in your post highlight the text which you want to hyperlinked; for example "LINK" and then click on the icon for hypertext linking ( it is the one with the globe with an infinity sign below it)...then paste your URL...In windows pres Ctrl + V. Thats it....hope you find this helpful.

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Sinha SK, Lacaze-Masmonteil T, Valls i Soler A, Wiswell TE, Gadzinowski J, Hajdu J, Bernstein G, Sanchez-Luna M, Segal R, Schaber CJ, Massaro J, d'Agostino R; Surfaxin Therapy Against Respiratory Distress Syndrome Collaborative Group. A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of lucinactant versus poractant alfa among very premature infants at high risk for respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatrics. 2005 Apr;115(4):1030-8.


Gastiasoro-Cuesta E, Alvarez-Diaz FJ, Rey-Santano C, Arnaiz-Renedo A, Loureiro-Gonzalez B, Valls-i-Soler A.

Acute and sustained effects of lucinactant versus poractant-alpha on pulmonary gas exchange and mechanics in premature lambs with respiratory distress syndrome.

Pediatrics. 2006 Feb;117(2):295-303. Erratum in: Pediatrics. 2006 Jun;117(6):2334.


Moya F, Sinha S, Gadzinowski J, D'Agostino R, Segal R, Guardia C, Mazela J, Liu G; SELECT and STAR Study Investigators. One-year follow-up of very preterm infants who received lucinactant for prevention of respiratory distress syndrome: results from 2 multicenter randomized, controlled trials.

Pediatrics. 2007 Jun;119(6):e1361-70. Epub 2007 May 28. Erratum in: Pediatrics. 2007 Oct;120(4):935.


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Bell EF, Strauss RG, Widness JA, Mahoney LT, Mock DM, Seward VJ, Cress GA, Johnson KJ, Kromer IJ, Zimmerman MB.

Randomized trial of liberal versus restrictive guidelines for red blood cell transfusion in preterm infants.

Pediatrics. 2005 Jun;115(6):1685-91.


Murray N, Roberts I, Stanworth S.

Red blood cell transfusion in neonates.

Pediatrics. 2005 Dec;116(6):1609; author reply 1609-10.


Canadian recommendations for transfusion


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Neonatal Formulary

This is the online version of the popular neonatology drug book authored by the Northern Neonatal Network of United Kingdom. The formulary contains comprehensive information on various drugs along with latest references. Sample chapters from the formulary can be downloaded on to the PC or the Personal digital assistant. The complete eBook can be downloaded after payment.

LINK: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/medicine/bmj/nnf5/

Rhishikesh Thakre


Aurangabad, India

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Managing newborn problems:

A guide for doctors, nurses and midwives

WHO, 2003 - 335 pages, pdf format

This guide has been produced by the World Health Organization to assist countries with limited resources in their efforts to reduce neonatal mortality and to ensure care for newborn babies with problems due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth, such as asphyxia, sepsis, and low birth weight or preterm birth.

LINK: http://www.who.int/reproductive-health/publications/mnp/index.html

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eNeonatal Review

Presented by John Hopkins University School of Medicine & the Institute for John Hopkins Nursing

- Concise review of the relevant journal literature, with access to available abstracts and full text articles

- Authored and peer-reviewed by an expert panel of NICU healthcare professionals

- 12 monthly issues and 6 podcasts

- Delivered directly to your email box

- Fully accredited – earn your CME credits online

- Provided completely without charge or prerequisites

LINK: http://www.hopkinscme.net/ofp/eneonatalreview/index.html

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National Neonatology Forum of India has developed standardized Teaching Aids through an elaborate process of consultation and pilot testing on Newborn Health in India. These consist of slides and matching manuscript on 12 common topics . Teachers of Medical & Nursing Schools will find this useful for teaching undergraduate medical & nursing students.

Topics include

Danger Signs in Danger Signs in Newborn, Feeding of Healthy Newborn

Hypothermia, Neonatal Jaundice, Kangaroo Mother Care

Management of Low Birth Weight Babies, Neonatal sepsis

Newborn Health Challenge in India, Care of Normal Care of Normal Newborn

Post-resuscitation management of an asphyxiated neonate

Respiratory distress

LINK: http://www.newbornwhocc.org/nnf.htm

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