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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 ...
Improving Parental Satisfaction in Transition to Home from the NICU: A Quality Improvement Project
Problem: Bringing an infant home from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can mean caring for a baby with multiple health care needs, or minimally, feeding and growth issues. The infant may require a regimented ...
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 ...