The budgetary funding switch away from tertiary healthcare towards primary healthcare has forced several innovations that have doubled Tygerberg Hospital's extremely low birth weight survival rate from the alarming national average of 40%--to almost 80%.
What does ELBW stand for?
ELBW stands for Extremely Low Birth Weight
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The poorest pulmonary outcomes and higher resting blood pressure were for those born at extremely low birth weight.
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study by a Michigan State University economist found that most survivors of extremely low birth weight grow up to become productive adults.
Texas Children's Hospital captured second place for their work in preventing surgical infections, while Children's Hospital of Orange County received third place for improving the outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants.
Based on observations of more than 4,000 infants, researchers in an NIH newborn research network have identified several factors that influence an extremely low birth weight infant's chances for survival and disability.
Red blood cell transfusions in very and extremely low birth weight infants under restrictive transfusion guidelines: is exogenous erythropoietin necessary?
At Baylor University Medical Center, we began providing intravenous protein on the first day of life to extremely low birth weight infants in 2000.
The increase is seen most dramatically in extremely low birth weight babies (less than 750 grams or 1 lb.