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2014-04-22 23:09:29

Fletcher Allen's NICU marks three years with zero infections from central line catheters. Low rates of these infections throughout Fletcher Allen's ICUs are a key reason it ranked in the top ten of academic medical centers in a respected 2013 national study, and earned the #1 spot in providing safe patient care. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Fletcher Allen Health Care recently passed the milestone of going three years with zero bloodstream infections (BSI) associated with...

2014-02-26 16:27:17

AMHERST, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONY, Inc., a pioneer in neonatal pharmaceutical development, has reached an agreement with Recordati Rare Diseases to co-promote NeoProfen(®) (ibuprofen lysine) Injection. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/CL72787LOGO ) NeoProfen® is indicated to close a clinically significant Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) in premature infants weighing between 500 and 1500 grams, who are no more than 32 weeks gestational age when...

2014-02-21 20:20:38

Encouraging scientific findings are emerging daily on the positive effects of music therapy on premature babies levels of stress, vital signs, feeding, and sleep. NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by The Institute for Music and Brain Science at Harvard University on the benefits of music on premature babies has received substantial backing from science activist, Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation. The study was conducted with...

2014-02-18 23:29:00

A new guide detailing what is needed to become a Neonatal Nurse, published by the number-one online nursing resource, was just released here: http://nursing100.com/neonatal-nurse/. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Author of this nursing career guide, Elizabeth Hansen, said the report, which persons searching for the requirements to become a Neonatal Nurse, covers such details as Salary Data, Job Description, Education, Certification & Licensing, Job Outlook, plus several...

Hospitalization And Feeding In Preemies Improved By Mother's Voice
2014-02-18 11:03:12

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Premature babies who receive an interventional therapy combining their mother's voice and a pacifier-activated music player learn to eat more efficiently and have their feeding tubes removed sooner than other preemies, according to a Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt study published today in Pediatrics. The randomized clinical trial performed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children's Hospital tested 94 premature...

2014-02-13 23:29:41

Local not-for-profit foundation kicks-off annual program to collect brand new children’s book donations for families with premature infants in NICUs with help from local bookstores such as Barnes & Noble, Scholastic Book Event at the Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Open Door Bookstore, Fairview Books and participating Applebees Restaurants. Glens Falls, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Project: Cameron’s Story (http://www.ProjectCameronsStory.com), a Glens Falls-based...

2014-02-11 23:03:35

The median salary for a neonatal nurse in the United States is approximately $65,000 per year, according to a newly released study published by the online publication, Nursing100.com. The details of the salary data can be found here: http://nursing100.com/neonatal-nurse/. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The post also showed the lowest 10 percent neonatal nurses earn an average of $44,190 per year, while the highest 10 percent earn about $95,130. “Nurses working in a neonatal...

2014-02-06 12:28:06

Best Practices Shed Light on How to Help Moms Provide Breastmilk to Premature Babies MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the winning neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for their compelling breastmilk programs helping to improve infant health by facilitating and increasing human milk consumption in the NICU. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., was recognized as the first place winner, and the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals Case...

2014-02-05 11:31:48

In a group of very low-birth-weight infants, severe retinopathy of prematurity was associated with nonvisual disabilities at age 5 years, according to a study in the February 5 issue of JAMA. Severe retinopathy (disease of the retina) of prematurity occurs in premature infants treated with excessive concentrations of oxygen and is a serious complication of neonatal intensive care for preterm infants. "Although the incidence of severe retinopathy has increased since the late 1980s,...

2014-02-05 04:21:04

ORANGE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan 24, NICVIEW completed an installation of their innovative NICU camera system at CHOC Children's NICU at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, allowing that facility to connect babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to their families through live 24/7 secure video streaming. NICVIEW is a system that bridges the distance gap to ease the trauma of NICU stays by providing otherwise impossible 24/7 access to the newborn during this...


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