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Development of an Educational Resource to Increase Nursing Staff Knowledge of Adrenal Insufficiency Management in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Inadequate treatment of adrenal insufficiency (AI) can lead to life-threatening complications. Proper treatment includes appropriate medication changes during times of stress, illness, or injury with either increased oral ...
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 ...
Promoting Education and Refining the Nursing Role to Enhance the Adherence and Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Purpose: The purpose of this quality improvement project is to improve adherence to a neonatal intensive care unit’s sepsis protocol.|Background: Antibiotics are frequently overused. Antibiotic stewardship programs are ...