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Reducing Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
A central-line associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) can be detrimental to any hospitalized patient, but neonates are especially fragile due to their immature immune system, repeated invasive procedures, and frequency ...
Parental Interaction in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Parent-infant bonding may be disrupted by premature delivery and complicated by a hospital stay and medical equipment. There are a large number of studies that show early neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) interventions ...
Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Case Control Review
PURPOSE: Necrotizing enterocolitis is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, with higher mortality rates seen in the earlier gestation and lower birth ...