Monthly Archives: October 2019

Integrated care systems in the English NHS: a critical view

This article looks at the evolution of the 2012 Health and Social Care Act and the growing concern regarding the disparities of child health in the UK. Available in Archives of Diseases in Childhood Vol. 104 Iss. 11 October 2019 … Continue reading

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Neonatal outcomes in preterm multiples receiving delayed cord clamping

The aim of this study is to compare neonatal outcomes in singletons versus multiples, first-born versus second-born multiples and monochorionic versus dichorionic/trichorionic multiples <33 weeks’ gestational age (GA) who received delayed cord clamping (DCC). Available in BMJ ADC Fetal & … Continue reading

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Cardiac arrest with pulseless electrical activity rhythm in newborn infants: a case series

This study looks at the importance of looking at other tools besides ECG when assessing the heart rates of compromised infants. Available in ADC Fetal & Neonatal edition Vol. 104 Iss. 6 October 2019(subscription  and log in required to see … Continue reading

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Risk of wrong-patient orders among multiple vs singleton births in the neonatal intensive care units of 2 integrated health care systems

This study looks at the possible increase of risk of “wrong patient orders” among multiple-birth infants compared with singleton-birth infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Available in JAMA Pediatrics; Oct 2019; vol. 173 (no. 10); p. 979-985 (subscription  and … Continue reading

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Neonatal nurses’ knowledge and beliefs about kangaroo mother care in neonatal intensive care units: A descriptive, cross-sectional study

The aim of this study was to assess Jordanian neonatal nurses’ knowledge and beliefs toward the application of kangaroo mother care in the neonatal intensive care unit. The findings revealed that the majority of the nurses agreed that kangaroo mother … Continue reading

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Care of the neonatal intensive care unit graduate after discharge

This article examines the most common complex medical problems in premature and critically ill term infants and the specialist knowledge Primary care physicians need in order to coordinate post-discharge care. Available in Pediatric Clinics of North America, April 2019; vol. … Continue reading

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An economic analysis of human milk supplementation for very low birth weight babies in the USA

An exclusive human milk diet (EHMD) using human milk based products (pre-term formula and fortifiers) has been shown to lead to significant clinical benefits for very low birth weight (VLBW) babies (below 1250 g). This is expensive relative to diets that … Continue reading

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