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Gastroschisis: Development of an Evidence-Based Post-Surgical Feeding Guideline
Background: The incidence of neonatal abdominal wall defects, such as gastroschisis, has been increasing. There remains a need for best practice guideline for postsurgical care.|Purpose: The purpose of this quality improvement ...
Paternal Involvement and Breastfeeding Support
Problem: Breastfeeding duration is not meeting national goals according to the CDC (82%).|Background: Breastfeeding has many benefits for a baby's health and development as well as for the mother and the bonding between ...
Coloring to Reduce Stress Among Advanced Practice Providers in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Healthcare is a stressful profession. Research has shown that stress among healthcare providers can have detrimental effects to both the providers and patients, as higher stress can lead to decreased job satisfaction, high ...
Prevention of Nasal Septal Pressure Injuries in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Hospital-acquired pressure injuries cause patient harm across the care continuum. A pressure injury acquired during an inpatient stay is considered a nursing-sensitive indicator. Such injuries are tracked by a number of ...
Implementation of Humidity in Isolettes to Prevent Insensible Water Loss
Background: The stratum corneum is a skin layer made up of a dead cell layer of corneocytes. This structure acts as a barrier which prevents water loss while also preventing entry of infectious organisms, toxins, and ...