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EMBRACE neonatal MRI system: mitigating infection risk in the NICU

Despite the vigilance applied to infection prevention, NICUs are forced to accept unnecessary risks and transport fragile infants out of the controlled environment of the NICU to the radiology department when an MRI is needed. In many cases, this is … Continue reading

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Giving Voice to Parents in the Development of the Preemie Prep for Parents (P3) Mobile App

Parents at risk for preterm birth frequently receive prematurity education when the mother is hospitalized for premature labor. Parental ability to learn and consider the information is limited because of the stress of the hospitalization. A promising approach is dissemination … Continue reading

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Transition to parenthood in the neonatal care unit: a qualitative study and conceptual model designed to illuminate parent and professional views of the impact of webcam technology

Complications during pregnancy, childbirth and/or the postnatal period may result in the admission of a baby to a neonatal unit (NNU). While the survival and long-term prospects of high-risk infants are enhanced by admission, the enforced separation of the parent … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of Delayed Cord Clamping in Reducing Postdelivery Complications in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review

Cord clamping can be used in preterm infants to reduce the following complications: Anaemia Hemodynamic instability Development of intraventricular haemorrhages This systematic review evaluates the evidence on the effectiveness of delayed cord clamping in reducing these complications. There are a … Continue reading

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New Technology in the NICU: Challenges to Parents and Clinicians

Technology has revolutionized all aspects of care in the NICU—design, monitoring, diagnosis, documentation, and home care. Efforts to improve outcome in high-risk infants foster the emergence and integration of new technology in NICUs. Some of them include amplitude-integrated electroencephalogram (aEEG), … Continue reading

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