Monthly Archives: September 2017

Golden 60 minutes of newborn’s life: Part 2: Term neonate

Abstract The concept of “Golden 60 minutes” or “Golden Hour” has been derived from adult trauma. It has been defined as the first 60 min of postnatal life. It has been seen that care received by any newborn in the initial first … Continue reading

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Golden 60 minutes of newborn’s life: Part 1: Preterm neonate

Abstract “Golden 60 minutes “or “Golden Hour” is defined as the first hour of the newborn after birth. This hour includes resuscitation care, transport to nursery from place of birth and course in nursery. The concept of “Golden hour” includes evidence … Continue reading

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The Effects of the Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) System on Sensitivity in Mother–Infant Interactions

Abstract The Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system is a neurobehavioral observation tool designed to sensitize parents to infants’ capacities and individuality and to enhance the parent–infant relationship by strengthening parents’ confidence and practical skills in caring for their children. The … Continue reading

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Atrial Flutter in the Neonate: A Case Study

Abstract Atrial flutter (AF) is an uncommon neonatal tachyarrhythmia that can present during the first few days after birth. The infant with AF may demonstrate an abrupt increase in heart rate greater than 220 bpm that is sustained despite vagal … Continue reading

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Umbilical cord bilirubin as a predictor of neonatal jaundice: a retrospective cohort study

Hyperbilirubinaemia is a major cause of neonatal morbidity. Early identification of those infants most at risk might allow the development of targeted primary preventative therapy and follow-up. The objective of this study was to assess whether arterial umbilical cord bilirubin … Continue reading

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Family and Infant Neurodevelopmental Education: an innovative, educational pathway for neonatal healthcare professionals

Family and Infant Neurodevelopmental Education (FINE) is an innovative step-by-step pathway designed to enable neonatal professionals to put the theory and evidence behind infant and family-centred, developmentally supportive care into practice. It is an international, multi-disciplinary programme that makes quality … Continue reading

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Large anterior fontanelle and low vitamin D in neonates: a potential early recognition sign

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that regulates the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body and is necessary for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. This audit of practice demonstrates that a majority of neonates with low vitamin D … Continue reading

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