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What is low birthweight?

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What is low birthweight?

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What is very low birthweight?

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What is extremely low birthweight?

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What is preterm?

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What is very preterm?

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What is extremely preterm?

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What is small for gestational age?

-birthweight

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What are the categories of causes of small for gestational age?

-Normal
-Maternal
-Foetal
-Placental

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Foetal cause of SGA?

-Infections
-Major malformations
-Chromosoma

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Placental causes of SGA?

-Mulitple preg
-poor implantation
-malformations
-placental insufficiency

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What are the causes of preterm birth?

-Preterm labour / PROM
-Cervical incompetence
-Multiple pregnancies
-APH
-Uterine anomalies
-Indicated delivery

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What are the broad consequences of being small/preterm?

-Thermal
-Nutritional / metabolic
-Respiratory

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Immediate care of preterm infant?

-Breathing
-Temperature (36.8 +/- 0.3)
-Nutrition (measure BSLs)
-other routine care (cord, skin, vitamin K, family)

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Cause of death

-HMD and complications
-Intraventricular haemorrhage
-Sepsis / necrotising enterocolitis
-Malformations and other lethal abnormalities

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Cause of death 28-36w?

-Sepsis
-Malformations and other lethal abnormalities

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Impairments of preterm infants?

-CP
-Blindness
-Deafness
-Developmental delay

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What is very low birthweight?

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What is extremely low birthweight?

20

What is preterm?

21

What is very preterm?

22

What is extremely preterm?

23

What is small for gestational age?

-birthweight

24

What are the categories of causes of small for gestational age?

-Normal
-Maternal
-Foetal
-Placental

25

Foetal cause of SGA?

-Infections
-Major malformations
-Chromosoma

26

Placental causes of SGA?

-Mulitple preg
-poor implantation
-malformations
-placental insufficiency

27

What are the causes of preterm birth?

-Preterm labour / PROM
-Cervical incompetence
-Multiple pregnancies
-APH
-Uterine anomalies
-Indicated delivery

28

What are the broad consequences of being small/preterm?

-Thermal
-Nutritional / metabolic
-Respiratory

29

Immediate care of preterm infant?

-Breathing
-Temperature (36.8 +/- 0.3)
-Nutrition (measure BSLs)
-other routine care (cord, skin, vitamin K, family)

30

Cause of death

-HMD and complications
-Intraventricular haemorrhage
-Sepsis / necrotising enterocolitis
-Malformations and other lethal abnormalities

31

Cause of death 28-36w?

-Sepsis
-Malformations and other lethal abnormalities

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Impairments of preterm infants?

-CP
-Blindness
-Deafness
-Developmental delay