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Staff Nurse Perceptions of Open-Pod and Single Family Room NICU Designs on Work Environment and Patient Care

Neonatal intensive care units have historically been constructed as open units or multiple-bed bays, but since the 1990s, the trend has been toward single family room (SFR) units. The SFR design has been found to promote family-centered care and to … Continue reading

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Simulation-based education for neonatal skills training and its impact on self-efficacy in post-registration nurses

Simulation is a training methodology that is increasingly applied to healthcare education, with reported benefits to the practitioner, the team, the patient and the health service. Self-efficacy, or the belief in one’s ability to succeed, is a commonly cited outcome … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Record Documentation of Nursing Care Procedures and Change in Weight of Healthy, Moderately Premature Neonates

Abstract Purpose: To identify the nursing care procedures (NCPs) performed in a NICU that disrupt the thermal environment by opening the incubator of moderately preterm neonates (mPNs) (32–34 wk gestational age) and the relationship between the frequency of these disruptions … Continue reading

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