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Antenatal magnesium sulphate administration for fetal neuroprotection: a French national survey

  Magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) is the only treatment approved for fetal neuroprotection. No information on its use is available in the absence of a national registry of neonatal practices. The objective of the study was to evaluate the use of … Continue reading

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Trauma-informed, neuroprotective care for hospitalised newborns and infants

The patient experience of neonatal intensive care exposes vulnerable preterm and critically ill newborns to numerous sources of stress: noxious environmental stimuli, painful procedures and prolonged separation from their mothers. This early life adversity alters the infant’s develop-mental trajectory through … Continue reading

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Music in the NICU: The Role of Nurses in Neuroprotection

Abstract Early exposure to age-appropriate, meaningful auditory stimuli, such as lullaby singing, has been shown to advance various medical and developmental goals in premature infants in the NICU while reducing medical costs. A primary goal of NICU music therapists is … Continue reading

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Neuroprotection of the Preterm Infant

Neuroprotection can be one of the most important aspects in the care provided to preterm infants and their families. If not done correctly, it can cause lifelong struggles to those involved. There are many simple strategies that providers and nurses … Continue reading

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