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Neonatal transitional care – a concept not a place

Neonatal transitional care can reduce and prevent neonatal unit admissions and offers mothers and their babies additional support to ensure a successful transition to discharge home. This article will consider the approaches taken at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and … 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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Demographic and neonatal risk factors for childhood asthma in the USA

Abstract Objective: Asthma is the most common chronic condition diagnosed among children worldwide according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This study evaluated on a longitudinal basis prospectively collected medical records for demographic and neonatal information among United States (US) … Continue reading

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Investigating the Role of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Neonatal Medicine

Abstract Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a clinical tool that provides a bedside method of noninvasively measuring continuous, “real-time” oxygen consumption and monitoring for potential ischemia of somatic tissues, particularly the brain, kidneys, and intestine in neonates. Although the concept of … Continue reading

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