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Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): Case Control Review
Purpose: Necrotizing enterocolitis is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, with higher mortality rates seen in the earlier gestation and lower birth ...
Effect of Enteral Feeding Tube Maintenance on Hospital Acquired Blood Stream Infections
Background: Enteral feeding tubes are reservoirs for bacterial contamination leading to nosocomial infections, a type of hospital-acquired infection including central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) and ...
Implementation and Evaluation of a Feeding Assessment Tool in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Purpose: The purpose of this quality improvement project was to develop and evaluate a feeding tolerance tool used in preterm neonates to eliminate the practice of routine gastric residual aspiration, prior to gavage ...
What's Your HeRO Score? An Evaluation of One Neonatal Intensive Care Unit's Experience with a Heart Rate Characteristics Monitoring System
Purpose: The purpose of this project was to evaluate the usefulness of the HeRO system and to integrate and maintain this new technology by improving staff’s perceptions of the HeRO system.|Background: Neonatal sepsis ...