Quality of life of families with premature infants on home oxygen
ConclusionsOur study found that most parents/carers felt well supported by the community neonatal nurses/children's home care team and having an infant on home oxygen had minimal impact on their financial security. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - July 21, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: August 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - July 19, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

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Publication date: August 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 4Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - July 19, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The role of families in providing neuroprotection for infants in the NICU
Publication date: Available online 15 June 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Leslie Altimier, Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 16, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The NNA conference 2018
Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 14, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

What about fathers? A review of a fathers’ peer support group on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Sarah-Jane ArchibaldAbstractThe following presents the findings of a small-scale pilot study to investigate fathers experiences of attending a support group on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. The group was set-up in January 2018 to enable a safe and supportive space for fathers with a baby on the neonatal unit. Emerging themes are discussed, including the value of the shared group experience, enjoyment and feelings of validation and inclusion of being an active family member. Implications for f...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 5, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

“I didn't feel any less.” - What role do nipple shields have in clinical practice?
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Theresa Maier, Paula Peirce, Laura Baird, Kathryn BeardsallAbstractBreastfeeding is an intensely personal experience but has become a major political issue. We found mothers at this highly emotive and vulnerable time subject to strong opinions, both Professional and personal that stigmatized adjuncts to breastfeeding. If medically indicated, nipple shields can be a powerful tool, to sustain breastfeeding. As healthcare professionals, we should strive to empower mothers to overcome the challenges of breastfeeding, and provide mothers...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 18, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Can the regular presence of speech and language therapy (SALT) make a difference to best practice on a neonatal unit?
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): M. Peck, A. Connolly, B. CartyAbstractSince 2009 the recommendations for speech and language therapy (SALT) staffing levels on neonatal units specified an ‘access to’ model, leading to a wide discrepancy in delivery of services across the UK. A comparative quality improvement project (QIP) was delivered in 2017–2018 to determine if regular integrated presence versus historical ‘access to’ SALT service could influence best practice on a level 2 neonatal unit. Provision of 0.4wte Band 7 SALT to a 18 bed u...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 16, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

“They’ve walked the walk”: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence for parent-to-parent support for parents of babies in neonatal care
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Harriet Hunt, Rebecca Abbott, Kate Boddy, Rebecca Whear, Leanna Wakely, Alison Bethel, Christopher Morris, Susan Prosser, Andrew Collinson, Jennifer Kurinczuk, Jo Thompson-CoonAbstractThe aim of this systematic review was to explore the effects and experiences of parent-to-parent support in neonatal intensive care from the perspectives of those giving, receiving, or implementing support. Electronic database searches (14 databases; February 2018) were supplemented with forward and backward citation chasing. Study selection, data ex...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 10, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Breast crawl at birth, effect on breastfeeding rate and infant growth in infants delivered at an urban tertiary care public hospital: A randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 10 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Suseela Mulupuru, Anita Siddu, Srinivas Murki, D Saikiran, Anupama Reddy (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 10, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants in the NICU after initiation of a two-team care model
Publication date: Available online 8 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Shilpi Chabra, Thomas P. Strandjord, Eric S. PeeplesAbstractNeonatal nurse practitioners (NNP) have an increasing and continuous presence in most neonatal intensive care units (NICUs); a presence which has at times been perceived as at odds with the training and development of pediatric residents and neonatal fellows. This is a single-center cohort study of infants born at ≤1000 g and ≤28 weeks of gestation cared for by either a team consisting of residents and a fellow (R/F) or consisting of NNPs (NP). Groups were compared b...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 9, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

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Publication date: June 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 9, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: June 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 9, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Effects of early communication intervention on speech and communication skills of preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU): A systematic review
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): C. Harding, A. Levin, S.-L. Crossley, R. Murphy, L. van den Engel–HoekAbstractHaving a preterm infant is challenging for parents and families, with increased risk of psychological stress. Being separated from an infant, and dealing with the disruption to family life can impact on the development of parent – infant interaction and early bonding. These early interactive experiences are important in the development of communication skills. The antecedents for receptive and expressive language development can be supported and...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 7, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

A paradigm shift from competence to Capability in neonatal nursing
Publication date: Available online 2 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Patricia BromleyAbstractA literature review by Bromley (2014) focussing on competence in nursing identified ambiguity and inconsistencies in the assessment or evaluation competence on nurses’ clinical practice (Bromley, 2014; Watson et al., 2002). Flinkman et al. (2017, p. 1036) agree that “there continues to be no consensus on the definition of competence” and that it is a “highly abstract phenomenon … complicated to assess and measure”.A continued review of the literature has identified the theo...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 4, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Effect of educational program on pediatric nurses' knowledge and practice regarding selected nonpharmacological techniques to relive pain in neonates
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Fatma Abdellah Mohamed, Sawsan Mahmoud El-Bana, Eman Abd-Elaziz Mohamed, Nagat Farouk AbolwafaAbstractBackgroundNewborn infants have an increased sensitivity to pain and are more reactive to pain than older children and adults. Nurses play a crucial role in assessing pain, implementing and evaluating interventions to minimize neonatal pain using available resources especially nonpharmacologic techniques.Aim of the studyto develop and apply an educational program on pediatric nurses regarding selected nonpharmacologic techniques to re...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 3, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Nurses' learning of Infants' venipuncture based on Kolb's learning theory
Publication date: Available online 25 April 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Sahar Rasouli, Mahboobeh NamnabatiAbstractIntroductionLearning methods and styles greatly affect both instruction method and perception of the learners. Due to the high rate of infant hospitalization and the need for technical procedures such as venipuncture, it is necessary to provide neonatal nurses with a correct and effective training for correct techniques.ObjectiveTo determine the learning rate of nurses about venipuncture insertion based on Kolb learning theory.MethodA clinical trial was carried out in 2018, recruiting 60 n...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 26, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

They’ve walked the walk”: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence for parent-to-parent support for parents of babies in neonatal care
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Harriet Hunt, Rebecca Abbott, Kate Boddy, Rebecca Whear, Leanna Wakely, Alison Bethel, Christopher Morris, Susan Prosser, Andrew Collinson, Jennifer Kurinczuk, Jo Thompson-CoonAbstractThe aim of this systematic review was to explore the effects and experiences of parent-to-parent support in neonatal intensive care from the perspectives of those giving, receiving, or implementing support. Electronic database searches (14 databases; February 2018) were supplemented with forward and backward citation chasing. Study selection, data ex...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 18, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Neonatal nurse skills and Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) training: One year post-training evaluation
ConclusionThe development of KMC services in the hospital not only provided training for health personnel but also required continuation, a clear policy, a SOP, and education support materials. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 18, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Maintaining momentum
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 2, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

PART 2: Practice and research recommendations for quality developmental care in the NICU
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Andréane Lavallée, Gwenaëlle De Clifford-Faugère, Cynthia Garcia, Abril Nicole Fernandez Oviedo, Marjolaine Héon, Marilyn AitaAbstractDevelopmental care interventions, which may promote preterm infant's neurodevelopment during the hospitalization in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, should be implemented and integrated to care delivered by nurses, other healthcare professionals, and parents. These interventions may have an impact on the preterm infants' developing brain and optimize their short and...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 27, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Impact of audio assisted relaxation technique on stress, anxiety and milk output among postpartum mothers of hospitalized neonates: A randomized controlled trial
ConclusionUse of relaxation technique may have significant role in reducing maternal stress and anxiety and improving the milk output.This trial is registered with Clinical Trials Registry India (CTRI/2018/06/014471). (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 26, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Comparison of Dunn and Shukla method of calculating umbilical vein catheter insertion length: A randomized controlled trial
ConclusionsWhile no statistical difference was observed in the proportion of correctly placed UVC tip in both the groups, there was a trend of higher proportion of catheter being correctly placed in Dunn group. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 21, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Peripheral intravenous catheter practices in Australian and New Zealand neonatal units: A cross-sectional survey
This study aimed to explore current PIVC practices (i.e. insertion, product selection, complications and management priorities) within Australian and New Zealand neonatal units, to identify areas for innovation and practice change. The survey was distributed via Australian and New Zealand neonatal nursing associations, with 180 respondents (54% Australia; 46% New Zealand). Respondents reported an average of 2–3 insertion attempts were required per PIVC, with variability in cleansing agents, decontamination techniques, skin barrier films and PIVC dressing products used. The large majority of respondents reported seein...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 20, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Pierre Robin Sequence, from conception to realization
Publication date: Available online 16 March 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Katherine M. JamesonAbstractPierre Robin Sequence (PRS) comprises a combination of craniofacial defects, including micro/retrognathia, glossoptosis, and respiratory obstruction. Cleft palate is often associated with PRS, however it is not required for diagnosis. The diagnostic criteria for PRS is poorly defined with a large variation in phenotypic presentation. Multiple theories exist regarding the etiology and pathogenesis of PRS, including mechanical, neurological maturation, and rhombencephalic dysneurulation. PRS can be classi...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 17, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Immigrant parents' experiences of communicating with healthcare professionals at the neonatal unit: An interview study
ConclusionIt is not only language barriers that affect communication between parents and healthcare professionals; different expectations and pre-understandings are also of importance. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 15, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Health care providers’ perception, knowledge, barriers and practice of kangaroo care for preterm baby in Indonesia
This study explored the health care providers' perception, knowledge, barriers and practice of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for premature infants. Total of 111 participants working in NICU and Perinatology wards from four hospitals in Central Java, Indonesia were recruited to this study. The participants were invited to complete the four sections of the Kangaroo Mother Care Questionnaire. Generally they have been practicing KMC with good perception even with deficient knowledge about KMC. Yet the health care providers perceived high barriers to practice KMC and perceived uncomfortable practicing KMC in certain situation. KMC...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 15, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

‘Juggling amidst complexity’ – Hospice staff's experience of providing palliative care for infants referred from a neonatal unit
This study examines perspectives of 17 staff from 3 children's hospices regarding the challenges and opportunities caring for infants in hospice. Data was collected from 3 focus groups and analysed using a thematic approach. Findings suggest that hospice staff juggle many complex issues when caring for infants at the end-of-life. Such issues centre round the referral process from hospital services borne from an apparent reluctance of hospital staff to let go, through involving hospice. Education, partnership working, planning for all possible outcomes seems crucial in further developing quality palliative care for infants ...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 11, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Listening to the parent voice to inform person-centred neonatal care
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Julia Petty, Joy Jarvis, Rebecca ThomasAbstractFamily integrated care (FIC), where parents are an integral part of their baby's care and decision-making can enhance parental involvement and empowerment, contributing to decreased parental separation and stress. It follows that parents can also be a central part of neonatal education for staff in the neonatal speciality. This paper focuses on what students and staff can learn from parents about what they feel is important to make their experience better. A narrative, interpretive app...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 8, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

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Publication date: April 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 2Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 28, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: April 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 2Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 28, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Spring into action
Publication date: Available online 8 February 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Leslie Altimier, Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 9, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

A cross cultural examination of the experiences of parents of children when being diagnosed with Foetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
Publication date: Available online 6 February 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Cathy Schofield, Andrea Palmer, Caroline KeechAbstractFoetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia is a rare genetic disorder which is not generally diagnosed until the child has been born, and often not until several children have been affected may the diagnosis be made. Due to its rarity it is not easily diagnosed as the symptoms may be confused with normal birth trauma. Although the disorder has been the subject of medical research, the parents’ experiences of diagnosis and thereafter have not been previously studied...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 7, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Reducing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in the NICU through oral care education: A quality improvement project
ConclusionsIdentifying the primary factor through VAP root cause analysis made us aware of a VAP bundle component that was not being routinely followed. Having identified oral care as a problem in our unit enabled us to form an educational intervention with a standardized oral care technique that was effective in increasing the frequency and efficacy of oral care. Utilizing a multidisciplinary team for oral care fosters a sense of importance and responsibility to the staff and improved collaboration in care. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 25, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

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Publication date: February 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 1Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 3, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: February 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 25, Issue 1Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 3, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Oral feeding readiness and premature infant outcomes
This study aimed to (a) identify infant characteristics associated with feeding readiness assessed with the Neonatal Oral Motor Assessment Scale (NOMAS)1 and (b) examine the relationship between readiness and preterm infants’ time to reach full oral feeding and length of hospital stay.Study designThis is a secondary descriptive analysis from a randomized controlled study to determine the effect of a premature infant oral motor intervention on feeding progression and length of hospital stay. Seventy-five stable premature infants were recruited from five neonatal intensive care units in Assiut city, Assiut governorate,...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 8, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Evaluation of an education session using standardized patients and role play during perinatal bereavement
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Giovanna Sorce, Jill ChamberlainAbstractNurses have voiced their lack of comfort during perinatal loss and communicating with families during this period. A mid-western organization provided bereavement education to its perinatal nurses, which included a didactic session, followed by two perinatal loss scenarios with standardized patients, and debriefing. Participant's knowledge (p = 0.000) and comfort (p = 0.000) levels significantly improved after the education session. Observations during the standardized patient scen...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 4, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Welcome to our first edition of 2019
Publication date: Available online 2 December 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 2, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Evaluation of the Family and Infant Neurodevelopmental Education (FINE) programme in the UK
This study aims to evaluate the impact of FINE on neonatal care in the UK.MethodsA mixed method evaluation was based on two surveys of staff to explore perceptions of change in the care of infants, parent participation, and staff experience since the introduction of FINE. Survey 1 (S1) was conducted across a regional neonatal network where all units had sent delegates to FINE foundation courses. The Chi Squared Test was used to compare scores indicating that practice had got better, worse or stayed the same; Z numbers showed differences in perceptions between those staff who had and had not attended FINE courses. An on-lin...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - November 30, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Impact on delayed newborn bathing on exclusive breastfeeding rates, glucose and temperature stability, and weight loss
Publication date: Available online 24 November 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Jill Chamberlain, Susan McCarty, Joanne Sorce, Betsy Leesman, Sarah Schmidt, Elizabeth Meyrick, Simone Parlier, Linda Kennedy, Debra Crowley, Lori CoultasAbstractObjectiveDetermine impact delayed newborn bathing for 24 hours has on exclusive breastfeeding rates, temperature and glucose stability, and percentage of weight loss and, to determine if there was a difference in the nurses’ knowledge and comfort levels regarding delayed bathing pre and post implementation.DesignPre-post retrospective chart review and, pre-post s...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - November 25, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Corrigendum to “Systematic review of tube-fed preterm infants in the home supported within a family-centered program” [J. Neonatal Nurs. 24 (6) (2018) 297–305]
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Lesley Menczykowski, Sonya MacVicar, Anne Moylan, Caroline J. Hollins Martin (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - November 17, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Kangaroo supported diagonal flexion positioning: Positive impact on maternal stress and postpartum depression risk and on skin-to-skin practice with very preterm infants
ConclusionOur results support the hypothesis of a positive impact of SDF Kangaroo positioning on maternal postpartum risk of depression and skin-to-skin practice. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - November 9, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

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Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 24, Issue 6Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - November 2, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: December 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 24, Issue 6Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - November 2, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Screening for feeding difficulties in the neonatal unit: Sensitivity and specificity of gestational age vs. medical history
ConclusionMedical history can be used as a simple method to identify infants at highest risk of feeding difficulties prior to commencing oral feeding, enabling the targeting of preventative therapeutic interventions and caseload prioritisation. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - October 31, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

In neonates with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, is therapeutic hypothermia outside of current criteria safe? A literature review
Publication date: Available online 27 October 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Kirsty Dixon, Susan SmithAbstractIntroductionHypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) can lead to catastrophic consequences. Published trials mean that Therapeutic Hypothermia has revolutionised available treatment but infants often must meet strict criteria.ObjectivesTo review relevant research that explores using Therapeutic Hypothermia in infants with HIE, who are usually excluded from Therapeutic Hypothermia.DesignA literature review was undertaken of research that considered Therapeutic Hypothermia use outside of the standard ...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - October 27, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Enteral and parenteral feeding of neonate
Publication date: Available online 25 October 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Başdaş Öznur, Keklik Dilara, Kadiroğlu TürkanAbstractNeonates cannot get necessary nutrients through natural ways required for growth, development, maintaining body functions healthily and renewal of the organism due to some kind of limitations. In these specific conditions, it may be necessary to use enteral or parenteral feeding method. Gestation age, birth weight, the fullness of food sources, nutritional method, the existence of growth failure and metabolic changes caused by illnesses and treatments of neonates ...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - October 26, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Identification the best skin temperature probe attachment place in premature neonates nursed under radiant warmers in NICU: A diagnostic clinical trial study
This study searched the skin temperature at 7 locations and then addressed the correlation of these locations with axillary temperature in order to identify the ideal skin temperature probe (STP) placement.MethodsThis diagnostic clinical trial was performed on 203 premature neonates cared under a radiant warmer (RW) with servo-control mode. STP was placed at different locations, including the chest, forehead, right axillary, arm, right hypochondrium of abdomen, thigh, and foot, in all the neonates. The total duration of measurement for the neonates was seven minutes. Concurrently, a digital thermometer was used at each loc...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - October 16, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Be part of the change: Promote innovation and change in the care of neonates and their families
Publication date: Available online 12 October 2018Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Leslie Altimier, Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - October 13, 2018 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research