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Respiratory Outcomes in a Special Care Nursery After NCPAP Initiation
Background: Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a common diagnosis for premature infants. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) is a mode of respiratory therapy frequently used in the treatment of ...
Gastric Residuals in the Preterm Infant
Problem: Preterm infants have an increased susceptibility to feeding intolerance and increased gastric residuals. With an unknown correlation between feeding intolerance and development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), ...
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 ...