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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 ...
Implementing Palliative Care Guidelines in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit
Each year many families are affected by the loss of a child. Some families may be aware that their baby’s life will be short-lived and yet other families are left to deal with difficult decisions immediately after their ...
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 ...