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Establishment of a Comfort Care Order Set in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Standardize Transitional Care of Terminally Ill Infants
The transition of changing treatment goals for a terminally ill infant can be confusing and may lead to variability in care provided. A level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at a Midwestern children's hospital lacked ...
Improving Parent Satisfaction with NICU Transitions
Having a critically ill child in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can cause stress and impaired role adaptation for the parents. Transitions in the site of care, care plan, or care team further enhance distress, ...
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 ...
Safe Sleep in the NICU
Background: Premature infants are more likely than full term infants to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all ...
Implementation of a Perinatal Hospice Program
Purpose: Implementation of a comprehensive perinatal hospice program at a large academic medical center.|Background: In 2017 the Nebraska Unicameral passed Legislative Bill 506; Compassion and Care for Medically Challenging ...