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Latest Neonatal intensive-care unit Stories

2012-04-26 09:15:16

Choosing the right hospital may make the difference between life and death for very low birth weight infants.

2012-04-20 10:21:35

Giving women who have previously given birth and who are at low risk of complications the opportunity to give birth at home or in a midwifery unit saves the NHS money, is safe for the baby and improves outcomes for the mother.

2012-04-04 10:59:22

Neonatal services in England have seen a considerable improvement since the introduction of new guidelines in 2003.

2012-03-27 01:06:35

Late gestation is a busy time for babies getting ready for life outside the womb, particularly for functions critical to life such as breathing and maintaining an adequate heartbeat.

2012-03-12 21:16:02

Many premature infants throughout the United States continue to receive inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) during their NICU stay, despite the lack of evidence to support its use.

2012-03-09 00:20:17

When babies are born prematurely, they are thrust into a hospital environment that while highly successful at saving their lives, is not exactly the same as the mother's womb where ideal development occurs.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.