Neonatal nursing in the COVID-19 pandemic: can we improve the future?
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Maria Teresa Montes, Nuria Herranz-Rubia, Alicia Ferrero, Ana Flórez, Ana Quiroga, Aranzazu Gómez, Bibiana Chinea, Cristina Gómez, Carmen Montaner, Noelia Sánchez, Cristina M. Rico, Cristina Segovia, Dolores Eiriz, Elena Carrillo, Eva M. Cañizares, Guillermina Chattas, IIham Mimón, Inés M. Guerra, Lourdes Del Río, M. Jesús Martín (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - July 12, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

COVID 19 in babies: Knowledge for neonatal care
Publication date: Available online 7 July 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Janet Green, Julia Petty, Patricia Bromley, Karen Walker, Linda Jones (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - July 8, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The integrative literature review as a research method: A demonstration review of research on neurodevelopmental supportive care in preterm infants
Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Welma Lubbe, Wilma ten Ham-Baloyi, Karlien Smit (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - July 7, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Leslie Altimier, Boston, Adam Seiver (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 24, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The effects of breast feeding and massage on neonatus pain during intravenous blood sampling procedures
Publication date: Available online 15 June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Murtiningsih, Siti Nurbayanti (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 16, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Clinical intervention involving parents in their preterm infant's care to promote parental sensitivity: A case study
Publication date: Available online 12 June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Jessy Melançon, Marilyn Aita, Sophie Belzile, Andréane Lavallée (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 13, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Understanding the effects of prematurity on clinical manifestations of neonatal abstinence syndrome: A narrative literature review
Publication date: Available online 6 June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Grace Song, Victoria M. Pak (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 7, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Global Pandemic of COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Leslie Altimier, Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 4, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Exposition to suboptimal oxygen therapy practices in neonates: A commentary on Harris et al. (2020)
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Geneviève Laporte, Marilyn Aita (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - June 1, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Proportion of mothers practicing kangaroo mother care at home and factors influencing the practices following hospital discharge, South Wollo, Ethiopia
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Moges Workneh Ayele, Mengesha Birkie Wubie, Samuel Anteneh Ayele (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 29, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The effect of supportive program on maternal self-confidence in caring of infants with gastrointestinal anomalies: A randomized clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 26 May 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Mahnaz Jabraeili, Alehe Seyyed Rasooly, Mahni Rahkar Farshi (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 27, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Case study of an educational intervention to favor siblings’ adaptation during the hospitalization of a preterm infant in the neonatal intensive care unit
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Phoukim Savanh, Marilyn Aita, Marjolaine Héon, Lyne Charbonneau (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 23, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 15, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Editorial board
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 3Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 15, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

June editorial: viewing the gathering storm
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 14, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The effects of combined modalities of prefeeding stimulation on feeding progression, length of stay and weight gain in early preterm babies
Publication date: Available online 12 May 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Krithika Govindarajan, Vikneswari Karthiga Serane, Karthikeyan Kadirvel, Soundararajan Palanisamy (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 14, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

To our global neonatal nursing community
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - May 2, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Post-traumatic stress symptoms in a partner as an essential predictor for post-traumatic stress symptoms in the mothers and fathers of children previously treated in NICU
Publication date: Available online 25 April 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Anna Aftyka, Ilona Rozalska (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 28, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Maternal participation on preterm infants care reduces the cost of delivery of preterm neonatal healthcare services
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Nethong Namprom, Patcharee Woragidpoonpol, Leslie Altimier, Usanee Jintrawet, Jutamas Chotibang, Pimpaporn Klunklin (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 7, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

June editorial :viewing the gathering storm
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - April 4, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Postnatal longitudinal reference growth of very preterm infants on exclusive human milk feeding till discharge
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Dinesh Pawale, Srinivas Murki, Dattatray Kulkarni, Avinash Kumar, Venakateshwarlu Vardhelli, Deepak Sharma, Soumya Jena, Tanveer Bashir, Kallem Venkat Reddy, Sai Kiran, Patil Bada Vidyavati, C. Akash (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 24, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Neonatal family integrated care: Ensuring a positive parental experience
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Rebecca Bradford-Duarte, Helen Gbinigie (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 24, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The role of mothers during painful procedures on neonates: A focused ethnography
Publication date: Available online 14 March 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Hadi Hassankhani, Reza Negarandeh, Mohammad Abbaszadeh, Mahnaz Jabraeili (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 16, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Mothers’ knowledge and their health seeking behavior about neonatal danger signs and associated factors in Fiche town, Oromia region, Ethiopia
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Firomsa Bekele, Kumera Bekele, Mathewos Mekonnen, Kemal Jemal, Ginenus Fekadu (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 14, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 2Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 5, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Editorial board
Publication date: April 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 2Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 5, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Tay-Sachs disease
Publication date: Available online 2 March 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Kathy Lopez Vasquez (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - March 3, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

A reflection on archibald article, “What about fathers? A review of a fathers' peer support group on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” (2019)
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Ana Cristina Gomes, Zaida Charepe (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 27, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral counseling on the mental health of premature infants’ mothers in neonatal intensive care unit
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Elaheh Samani, Atefeh Ahmadi, Hamid Sharifi (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 26, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Physiological vital sign differences between well newborns greater than 34 weeks gestation: A pilot study
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Michelle Paliwoda, Fiona Bogossian, Mark W. Davies, Emma Ballard, Karen New (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 26, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

A new look at becoming a family-friendly NICU: Parental needs
Publication date: Available online 10 February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Leslie Altimier, Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 11, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Knowledge of low birth weight care as a source of coping strategies for mothers: Cross sectional study in perinatology WARD'S
This study aimed to examine the relationship between knowledge on LBW infant care and mothers' coping strategies. Sixty mothers of LBW infants admitted to the perinatology ward, selected through a quota sampling method, participated in this study. The inclusion criteria were all mothers who have LBW infants with the following condition without congenital defects, not using respiratory aids, and able to drink orally. Data were collected through interviews using a three-part questionnaire: parental demographics and infant characteristics, the Maternal Knowledge Score, and the Coping Strategy Scale. A multiple linear regressi...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 8, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Reflections on developing a protocol for pre and debriefs on a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Publication date: Available online 7 February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Sarah-Jane Archibald, Sara O'CurryAbstractStaff working on NICUs are often the ones who witness and experience traumatic responses from parents and families, as well as having to care for some of the sickest babies in the country. They are frequently faced with significant ethical dilemmas and are therefore exposed to traumatic situations, including management of the baby's medical needs and exposure to death. One way of meeting the emotional wellbeing needs of staff is for NICUs to offer prebriefs and debriefs. However, the lit...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 8, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Neonatal nurses’ perceptions of topical coconut oil for very preterm infants
Publication date: Available online 6 February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Tobias Strunk, Melanie MacDougall, Julie Hibbert, Sanjay PatoleAbstractLately, we reported that topical application of coconut oil is safe and feasible in very preterm infants and that this intervention has beneficial effects on skin condition and may be associated with improved neonatal outcomes 1−3. This prophylactic measure is predominantly a nursing intervention; neonatal nurses apply the coconut oil and educate and supervise parents in its use as part of family integrated care. Here, we complement our published observ...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 7, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Developing a guideline for transferring premature infants from an incubator to an open crib
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Ani Jacob, Joanne CasatelliAbstractThe purpose was to identify guidelines for successful transfer of stable preterm infants from an incubator to open crib while maintaining thermoregulation within the acceptable axillary temperature of 36.5–37.20 C. The results shows that weight is not the primary criteria for a successful transfer, rather the brain maturity of the infants. The incubator weaning should be gradual and when the incubator temperature is weaned to 26.80–26.9 °C with infant's temperature wit...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 1, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Neonatal nurses’ perceptions of using live streaming video cameras to view infants in a regional NICU
Publication date: Available online 31 January 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Meegan Lesley Kilcullen, Yogavijayan Kandasamy, Michelle Evans, Yogesan Kanagasignam, Ian Atkinson, Steven van der Valk, Janardhan Vignarajan, Michelle BaxterAbstractTertiary hospital services have introduced live streaming video cameras into Neonatal units with the aim of reducing distress and enhancing bonding and attachment between infants and parents during hospitalisation. However, there is a paucity of research exploring the impact of using live streaming video cameras in the neonatal unit. The aim of this study was to des...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - February 1, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

How is the communication of bad news being performed in Neonatal Intensive Care Units and how to improve it: A Scoping Review
ConclusionsDespite the knowledge about the particularities of the context, the professionals only make a situational diagnosis, requiring the use of tools or protocols that seek to facilitate understanding and reduce any trauma. In addition, points of change and investigation are brought into the daily practice of professionals, as well as key concepts for understanding the phenomenon. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 30, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Exploring the impact of a Dual-Occupancy NICU design on parental experience
Publication date: Available online 27 January 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Margaret Broom, Zsuzsoka KecskesAbstractA comparative observational study was undertaken to compare the impact of Open-Bay and Dual-Occupancy Intensive Care Unit (NICU) design on parent activities and evaluate their perceptions of both designs. Study methods included: a parent activity study, parent feedback surveys comparing physical environments, and parental involvement. Post transition parent interviews (n = 10) were conducted to gain a deeper insight into families' experiences in the Dual-Occupancy NICU. Results s...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 28, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections in the neonatal intensive care unit: A literature review
Publication date: Available online 28 January 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Stacey PaplawskiAbstractCentral line-associated bloodstream infections are a significant patient safety issue for newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit. Preventing these devastating and costly infections is a global priority for health organisations and key to minimising harm for this vulnerable population. The aim of this literature review is to explore and identify evidence-based prevention strategies for central line-associated blood stream infections in neonates. Thematic analysis of the literature revealed four effec...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 28, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Physiological parameters of preterm infants in different postures: An observational study
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Fatemeh Cheraghi, Mina kiani Mahabadi, Effat Sadeghian, Leili Tapak, Behnaz BasiriAbstractPositioning is performed to provide support, comfort and physiological stability of preterm infants. This observational study aimed to compare the physiological parameters of preterm infants with respiratory distress in different postures in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Ninety five preterm infants with respiratory distress under continuous positive airway pressure or positive end-expiratory pressure were selected by non-probability samplin...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 26, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Estimating the endotracheal tube insertion length in newborn infants using weight or gestation: A randomized controlled trial
ConclusionEstimating the endotracheal tube insertion length in newborns using gestational age resulted in more correctly placed ET tube tips compared to weight. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 26, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

The evolution of the neonatal nurse practitioner role in Australia: A discussion paper
ConclusionThe senior clinical role of the neonatal nurse practitioner continues to evolve. There are challenges to be overcome, however there are now more than thirty neonatal nurse practitioners in Australia and together the possibilities for expansion of their role are limitless. This can only be of benefit to our babies, their families and the nursing profession. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 24, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Proactive delivery of nicotine replacement therapy to families of hospitalized infants in a NICU: A randomized controlled pilot trial
This study demonstrated feasibility and acceptability for offering NRT and motivational advice to NICU parents and supports further intervention refinement with NICU families. (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - January 12, 2020 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care in the community - A qualitative study
This study aimed to identify barriers and facilitators to KMC implementation and identify solutions for overcoming the barriers. This study was a rapid qualitative study included in-depth interviews and observations with ten LBWIs' mothers post-discharge from Koja District Hospital, North Jakarta and five health workers in North Jakarta. The informants were selected by consecutive sampling. Observations explored KMC practices among LBWIs’ mothers, and in-depth interviews identified barriers and facilitators to KMC practice and explored feasible solutions for handling the barriers. The data was analysed by thematic an...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 20, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

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Publication date: February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 1Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 20, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

2020: A new and clearer vision
Publication date: February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 1Author(s): Leslie Altimier, Breidge Boyle (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 20, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) News page
Publication date: February 2020Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing, Volume 26, Issue 1Author(s): (Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 20, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Neonatal nursing workforce survey – What does the landscape look like in England?
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Lynne Patterson, Claire O'Mara, Linda HunnAbstractThe aim of this survey was to identify an in-depth analysis of the staffing in all the neonatal units in the Operational Delivery Networks in England. A survey tool was constructed by the lead nurses from the ODN's in conjunction with a data analyst. This was then sent to all of the managers in every unit in England to complete. Questions were asked around nursing staff vacancies, how these were being managed, how registered and unregistered staff were being educated, if link nu...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 14, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Analysing cost of hospital care to a family with an extreme preterm neonate
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Sujith Kumar Reddy Gurram Venkata, Femitha Pournami, Kumar MK Alok, Anand Nandakumar, Jyothi Prabhakar, Naveen JainAbstractBackground and objectiveReports on expenses to families of extreme preterm babies are scarce. Charges may vary based on regional socio-economic conditions. Systematic auditing of hospital care costs helps families develop a tangible feel of expected expenses. It also allows the medical team to identify areas where costs can be reduced. We studied expenses borne by the families towards care of an extreme pret...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 10, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research

Support and information needs of parents and carers of preterm babies requiring respiratory support on the neonatal unit: A qualitative systematic review
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: Journal of Neonatal NursingAuthor(s): Audrey Tan, Ferruccio Pelone, Stephanie Arnold, Josie Anderson, Gillian Kennedy, Joanna GoodmanAbstractPreterm babies who require respiratory support are often connected to invasive ventilation equipment or oxygen administration equipment. The practical difficulties that families might face in being with, and caring for, their baby can cause additional anxiety and upset. Nine databases were systematically searched from 1990 to 2019. Primary qualitative studies from OECD countries with a substantial focus on support and informati...
Source: Journal of Neonatal Nursing - December 10, 2019 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research