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Hyperoxia and Hypoxia in the NICU: The Impact of RN Education on Alarm Limit Compliance and Alarm Response
Oxygen is the most common drug used in the medical management of preterm infants. Nurses in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are primarily responsible for responding to oxygen saturation (SpO2) alarms and titrating ...
Outcomes of Infants Admitted Under the Golden Hour: A Quality Improvement Initiative
Background: The “golden hour” refers to the first hour of a premature infant’s life. Golden hour protocols focus on thermoregulation, prompt initiation of intravenous fluids, prompt initiation of antibiotics, and timely ...
Integrated Neonatal Intensive Care: Intensive Care for Baby at the Mother’s Bedside
The traditional model of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has separated babies from their mothers after delivery to receive intensive care in a different unit. This has the potential to increase parental anxiety and ...
Implementation of an Evidence-Based Practice Model in a Rural Community Hospital: A Guide to Neonatal Nursing Practice
While there has been much progress advancing evidence-based practice in the hospital setting, challenges still exist in rural hospitals with limited resources and no evidence-based practice framework. Implementing ...