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Nursing Assessment of Intra-abdominal Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in the Neonate

Abdominal compartment syndrome in the surgical neonate is a low-frequency, high-risk occurrence that if overlooked is often accompanied with long-term sequelae and sometimes death. The importance of early detection of signs and symptoms through expert nursing assessment cannot be overstated. … Continue reading

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A comparison between the two methods of chest compression in infant and neonatal resuscitation. A review according to 2010 CPR guidelines

Abstract Aim: The quality of chest compression (CC) delivered during neonatal and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is identified as the most important factor to achieve the increase of survival rate without major neurological deficit to the patients. The objective of … 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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Neonatal haemodynamic effects following foetal exposure to labetalol in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Abstract Objective: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) affect foetal outcome. Labetalol is frequently used to lower maternal blood pressure and prolong pregnancy. Conflicting evidence exists for specific neonatal side effects described after maternal labetalol treatment. Our aim was to investigate … Continue reading

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