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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 ...
Implementation of an Infant-Driven Feeding Algorithm
Purpose: The purpose of this quality improvement project was to implement an infant-driven feeding tool in an effort to transition to a uniform infant-driven feeding culture in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).|Background: ...
Factors Affecting Heated Humidity and Condensation in Neonates Receiving Respiratory Support
The optimal goal when providing heated humidification to neonates receiving respiratory support is to mimic natural gas conditioning with core temperature at 37°C, 100% saturation with water vapor, and absolute humidity ...
Promoting Effective Pain Management in the NICU
Problem: Pain management in the NICU has remained a challenge despite advances in the field of neonatology. Repeated exposure to painful procedures in the NICU without adequate pain management is thought to be the cause ...
Safe Sleep in the NICU
Background: Premature infants are more likely than full term infants to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all ...