René Mauricio Barría

Austral University of Chile

René Mauricio Barría, DrPH, is a principal investigator and assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine at Universidad Austral de Chile. He was trained as an epidemiologist and received his MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from Universidad de la Frontera in Temuco, Chile, and his DrPH from Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile. His research interests lie in the areas of maternal–child health, neonatal care, and environmental health. He is skilled in epidemiological studies with special interest in cohort studies and clinical trials. From 2010 to 2017 he was Director of the Evidence-Based Health Office and currently serves as Director of the Nursing Institute at the Universidad Austral de Chile. He has published several articles related to the care and health of the newborn and is a reviewer of several international journals.

4books edited

4chapters authored

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Neonatology is one of the areas of greatest development and evolution within pediatrics. The technoscientific advances in this area have led to an increase in the survival of premature infants who sometimes require sophisticated care. However, there is essential care that must be included in all centers that care for high-risk babies. This book includes important topics related to neonatal care grouped into four sections. In 14 chapters that address relevant issues about neonatal care, the book seeks to contribute to the clinical work of the health teams of neonatal units. Specialists in the field of neonatology from different countries have developed these chapters and through them they hope to share part of their experience.

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