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The Pressure Is On!: Neonatal Skin and Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Premature infants have an increased risk for developing skin breakdown. Perceivably noninvasive interventions may have detrimental effects on the infant’s skin.This case presentation describes an extreme case of nasal breakdown associated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP). The article¬†highlights … Continue reading

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Issues in Newborn Skin Care

In this special issue on newborn skin care, ¬†Marliese Nist describes the improved skin integrity outcomes seen after consistently implementing weekly skin rounds in the NICU over a number of years. Premature infant skin care and prevention of harm are … Continue reading

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