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The Relationship Between Adverse Events and the Administration of Fluids, Medications, and Blood Products Through an Umbilical Arterial Catheter in Neonates
The field of neonatology lacks adequate research to support or oppose the use of umbilical arterial catheters (UACs) for the administration of most fluids, medications, and blood products. There are recognized risks of ...
Parent and Nurse Attitudes towards Parental Engagement in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
A significant group of parents with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) fail to build strong relationships with the nurses caring for their babies. Many parents feel unsupported and unwelcome at the bedside ...
Quality Improvement Project: Swaddle Bathing
Although the first bath is essential to prevent cross contamination of body fluids between the newborn and the health care provider, it can be a significant factor influencing successful extrauterine transition and parental ...
Factors Affecting Heated Humidity and Condensation in Neonates Receiving Respiratory Support
The optimal goal when providing heated humidification to neonates receiving respiratory support is to mimic natural gas conditioning with core temperature at 37°C, 100% saturation with water vapor, and absolute humidity ...