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newborn

[′nü‚bȯrn]
(medicine)
Born recently; said of human infants less than a month old, especially of those only a few days old.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As revealed by other work, the late-second-trimester fetus, like the similar-aged premature newborn, likely develops the capacity to be more sensitive to pain than a full-term baby, or even an adult.
In fact the overwhelming preponderance of the evidence suggested that pain would be more intense for the baby in her late second trimester than for a similarly aged premature newborn. (See sidebar, this page.)
Relationship level between the type of perceived pain and the fetal age of the newborn child Gestational age Type of perceived premature newborn full-term newborn test result pain moderate N 7 11 [chi square] % 11.7% 28.2% = 3.305 strong, sharp N 53 28 df=1 % 88.3% 71.8% p = 0.037 Total N 60 39 % 100.0% 100.0% Sex Type boy girl test result of perceived pain moderate pain N 8 10 [chi square] = 0,095 % 16.0% 20.4% df = 1 strong, sharp N 42 39 p = 0,758 % 84.0% 79.6% Total N 50 49 % 100.0% 100.0%
The unit which cares for critically and premature newborn babies at Liverpool Women's Hospital had 20 of its 24 beds filled at the end of June, putting it just inside the 85% occupancy rate that is considered safe.
The hospital had declared a premature newborn dead even though he was alive.
Another contestant designated her donation to a Ronald McDonald House where the parents of her premature newborn cousin stayed while he battled for his life.
Therefore, thermoregulation has a great importance for the premature newborn babies and should complete their growth in an incubator according to the body temperature and birth week.
He added that 37% of the newborn mortality and premature newborn are due to severe genetic disorders.

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