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The Importance of a Protocol for Premedication Prior to Intubation
Purpose: Endotracheal intubation is an invasive procedure that is completed frequently in the neonatal population. Premedication protocols are recommended but are infrequently utilized in neonatal intensive care units ...
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 ...
The Use of Placental Blood on Admission to the NICU
Background: Upon admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), very low birth weight (VLBW) infants are routinely phlebotomized within the first hours of life. Though necessary, this can lead to poor outcomes ...
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 ...