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Implementation and Evaluation of “Golden Hour” Practice in Infants Less Than 33 Weeks Gestation
Upon review of Vermont Oxford Network data, a Midwest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) noted increased levels of chronic lung disease (CLD) in infants born at less than 33 weeks gestation. Initial analysis of ...
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 ...
Outcomes of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Management in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The goal was to evaluate the stability of the infant with BPD following a NICU stay as measured by readmission rates and changes to the plan of care within the first year following discharge. Specifically, we looked at ...
The Use of NICU Education to Decrease Stress of Prenatal Patients on Bed Rest
Nearly 700,000 women suffer from pregnancy complications and are treated with bed rest. The hospitalized antepartum patient with a high-risk pregnancy can suffer from stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of their ...
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. ...