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Effects of Underrunning Water Bathing and Immersion Tub Bathing on Vital Signs of Newborn Infants A Comparative Analysis

Newborn infants are susceptible to hypothermia during bathing due to environmental conditions. This study examined the effects of 2 common newborn bathing methods used in Turkey, underrunning water bathing (URWB) and immersion tub bathing (ITB), on infant heart rate (HR), oxygen saturation, and body temperature. In this randomized controlled study, 44 newborns were … Continue reading

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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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