The International Society for Evidence-Based Neonatology (EBNEO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting evidence-based neonatal practice. Our social media editors continuously curate the neonatal clinical research literature and identify highlights for real-time dissemination on popular platforms. Select publications are then summarized and made available on our website as free, structured reviews. Have questions or insights on articles we've shared? Join the growing conversation on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!

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EBNEO Impact Article of the Month

Each month, our Social Media Editors nominate articles that were selected as #ebneoalerts for consideration as the EBNEO Article of the Month.

We then ask you, the international #NeoEBM community, to select the winner by casting your vote on our website. See prior winners and check in at the beginning of each month to vote: ebneo.org/vote 

Congratulations to October's winner:


Antenatal Dexamethasone for Early Preterm Birth in Low-Resource Countries - The WHO ACTION Trials Collaborators - NEJM

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EBNEO Alerts - October 2020


 Search #EBNEOAlerts on social media to find our curated highlights from the neonatal clinical research literature!


Oct 2: Sturrock et al. A randomised crossover trial of closed loop automated oxygen control in preterm, ventilated infants – Acta Paediatrica


Oct 4: Baker et al. Association of Prenatal Acetaminophen Exposure Measured in Meconium With Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Mediated by Frontoparietal Network Brain Connectivity – JAMA Ped


Oct 4: Allegaert et al. Creatinine at Birth Correlates with Gestational Age and Birth Weight: Another Factor of the Imbroglio in Early Neonatal Life – Neonatology


Oct 9: Fuwa et al. Umbilical cord milking versus delayed cord clamping in term infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis – J Perinatology


Oct 9: Shah et al. Respiratory Severity Score greater than or equal to 2 at birth is associated with an increased risk of mortality in infants with birth weights less than or equal to 1250 g – Ped Pulmonology


Oct 11: Thompson et al. Pharmacoepidemiology of Furosemide in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Neonatology


Oct 15: Sparks et al. Exome Sequencing for Prenatal Diagnosis in Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis – NEJM


Oct 16: Kim et al. Mortality rate-dependent variations in antenatal corticosteroid-associated outcomes in very low birth weight infants with 23-34 weeks of gestation: A nationwide cohort study – PLOS One


Oct 17: Dimitriu et al. Outcomes of Neonates Born to Mothers With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection at a Large Medical Center in New York City – JAMA Ped


Oct 18: Been et al. Impact of COVID-19 mitigation measures on the incidence of preterm birth: a national quasi-experimental study – Lancet Pub Health


Oct 21: El-Khuffash et al. A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Targeted Patent Ductus Arteriosus Treatment Using a Risk Based Severity Score (The PDA RCT) – J Ped


Oct 23: Sharif et al. Probiotics for prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in very preterm or very low birthweight infants – Cochrane Neonatal


Oct 25: Gie et al. A Systematic Review of the Influence of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Fetal and Newborn Animal Models: Suggestions to Improve Neonatal Respiratory Care – Neonatology


Oct 28: Kelly et al. Auditory Brainstem Response Pass Rates Correlate with Newborn Hour of Life and Delivery Mode – J Ped


Oct 29: WHO ACTION Trials Collaborators - Antenatal Dexamethasone for Early Preterm Birth in Low-Resource Countries – NEJM


Oct 30: Duerden et al. Association of early skin breaks and neonatal thalamic maturation

A modifiable risk? – Neurology

EBNEO Scouts - October 2020

Thank you to providers making us aware of neonatal clinical research articls included in #EBNeoAlerts this month

Dr. Abdul Razak:  Oct. 3 (Baker et al.), Oct. 17 (Dumitriu et al.), Oct. 23 (Sharif et al.), Oct. 28 (WHO Action Trials Collaborators)

Dr. Jason Stoller: Oct. 18 (Been et al.)

Dr. Kaashif Ahmad Oct. 14 (Sparks),  Oct. 27 (Kelly et al.)

Dr. Afif El-Khuffash Oct. 20 (El-Khuffash et al.)

EBNEO Reviews - October 2020


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