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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 ...
Papaverine Prolonging the Patency of Peripheral Arterial Catheters in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Critically ill infants often require long-term peripheral arterial lines to monitor blood pressures and provide access for frequent blood gas monitoring. Neonatal vessels, due to their small and delicate vasculature, are ...
Examining the Relationship between Antenatal Education and Stress Levels of High Risk Pregnant Women on Bed Rest
Preterm birth is a leading cause of neonatal death in the United States, and babies who survive may face multiple lifelong health problems. Antepartum bed rest has been a mainstay of treatment to prevent preterm birth. ...
Use of NICU Education to Decrease Stress for Prenatal Patients on Bed Rest
Preterm birth is a leading cause of neonatal death and antepartum bed rest has been a mainstay of treatment to prevent preterm birth. Bed rest can have physiologic, behavioral, social, economic, and emotional impact on ...
Development of a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Led NICU Transport Team
Background: In the United States, approximately one in ten births result in a premature neonate with an estimated cost to society due to premature births of over 26 billion dollars a year. The demand for newborn transport ...
The Use of Placental Blood on Admission to the NICU
Background: Upon admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), very low birth weight (VLBW) infants are routinely phlebotomized within the first hours of life. Though necessary, this can lead to poor outcomes ...