KMC

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KMCKnowledge Management and Collaboration
KMCKawasaki Motors Corp. (Santa Ana, CA)
KMCKurnool Medical College (Kurnool City, Andhra Pradesh, India)
KMCKinetic Monte Carlo
KMCKern Medical Center (Bakersfield, CA)
KMCKia Motors Corporation
KMCKaiserslautern Military Community
KMCKolkata Municipal Corporation
KMCKaman Music Corporation (Connecticut)
KMCKangaroo Mother Care
KMCKasturba Medical College (Manipal, Karnataka, India)
KMCKadampa Meditation Center (various locations)
KMCKootenai Medical Center (Idaho)
KMCKhyber Medical College (Peshaway, Pakastan)
KMCKensington Mortgage Company (UK)
KMCKey Management Center
KMCKushtia Math Circle (Bangladesh)
KMCKirori Mal College (University of Delhi, India)
KMCKarachi Metropolitan Corporation
KMCKilpauk Medical College (Chennai, India)
KMCKelley Manufacturing Co. (Tifton, GA)
KMCKurdish Music Channel (TV channel; Iran)
KMCKalimantan Meeting Centre (Indonesia)
KMCKlausmeier Marketing Consultants (European marketing consultancy)
KMCKansai Music Conference (Japan)
KMCKnowledge Management Consortium
KMCKinder Morgan Canada
KMCKeating Millennium Centre (St. Francis Xavier; Canada)
KMCKubota Metal Corporation (Ontario, Canada)
KMCKyoto University Micro Computer Club (Kyoto, Japan)
KMCKootenay Mountain Culture (magazine)
KMCKerr McGee Corp
KMCKootenay Mountaineering Club (British Columbia, Canada)
KMCKinzmen Clikk (German music group)
KMCKatmandu Metropolitan City
KMCKnowledge Management Console (online customer surveying)
KMCKey Molecular Corporation
KMCKilauea Military Center (Hawaii)
KMCKey Mission Component
KMCKilomegacyle (GHz)
KMCKenrich Mining Corporation
KMCKnowledge Management for Commanders
KMCKnernshield Manufacturing Company (contract manufacturing)
KMCKawartha Male Chorus (est. 1990; Ontario, Canada)
KMCKnockfin Management Corporation (Ontario, Canada)
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Literature shows that low cost evidence-based interventions like kangaroo mother care (skin-to-skin contact) prove beneficial to reduce the burden of morbidity and mortality among the neonates13.
At the context level (hospital) the number of beds in the unit > 15 (OR = 5.86, 95% CI 2.70 to 12.55), being a high complexity hospital (OR = 1.73, 95% CI 0.99 to 3.01) or unit with implemented kangaroo mother care (OR = 2.91, 95% CI 1.36 to 6.24), especially units in Rio de Janeiro state (OR = 16.17, 95% CI 6.57 to 39.78) were associated with greater surfactant use.
Kangaroo Mother Care and mother premature infant dyadic interaction.
They include, but not limited to, commercial incubators, transportable incubator, embrace warmer, radiant warmer, and Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) methods [17-19].
The hospital introduced Kangaroo Mother Care, which according to the World Health Organization (WHO) is one of the most effective ways to meet a premature baby's needs for warmth, frequent breastfeeding, protection from infection, stimulation, safety and love.
Kangaroo mother care is also very helpful in preventing hypothermia in babies.
In one of their periodic visits to Fabella, the fathers are asked to perform 'Kangaroo Mother Care,' an innovation in the care of very young and underweight babies.
One initiative towards that end is the establishment of a Kangaroo Mother Care model at a public hospital in Lahore where special care is provided to the preterm new-borns.
"As per World Health Organization (WHO) Publication 'Born too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth' out of an estimated annual 2.7 crore live births, in India 35 lakh babies are born preterm and out of these 3.03 lakh children die due to complication of preterm birth".More than three-quarters of premature babies can be saved with feasible, cost-effective care such as essential care during childbirth and in the postnatal period for every mother and baby, antenatal steroid injections (given to pregnant women at risk of preterm labour and under set criteria to strengthen the babies' lungs), kangaroo mother care (the baby is carried by the mother with skin-to-skin contact and frequent breastfeeding) and antibiotics to treat newborn infections.
Moreover some other beneficial procedures like baby massage and Kangaroo Mother Care, could better be applied in intermittent phototherapy8,9.
Kangaroo Mother Care: a method for protecting high-risk low-birth-weight and premature infants, against development delay.