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Patient Education for specialists in Neonatal care

For clinical staff involved in Neonatal care dealing with families during a distressing time is inevitable. A range of patient education articles are available to help you navigate these difficult situations and explain a range of medical conditions to people … Continue reading

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What to expect in the NICU- Patient education

The families of infants admitted to the Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) may be unsure of what to expect and need educating on what happens in the department.  Patient education articles are available on Uptodate to help staff explain everything. … Continue reading

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Optimal timing of delivery for women using heroin during pregnancy

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2017-01-01, Volume 216, Issue 1, Pages S124-S125 Research on the optimal timing of delivery for women who use heroin during pregnancy is given in this article. Higher rates of neonatal morbidity are associated with … Continue reading

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Newborn hearing loss guidance

Hearing loss is the most common disorder at birth and can lead to impaired language skills, behavioural problems and poor academic achievement in later life. The importance of screening newborns for hearing loss is clear as research shows early detection … Continue reading

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