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2013-03-04 23:08:54

Future tools should build on success of current scores to improve care for vulnerable infants, according to U-M research published in Pediatrics Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The research published last week in the journal Pediatrics compared 10 well-known scores that have been developed to evaluate NICUs. The researchers found more differences than similarities....

2013-03-04 12:28:03

Future tools should build on success of current scores to improve care for vulnerable infants, according to U-M research published in Pediatrics ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The research published last week in the journal Pediatrics compared 10 well-known scores that have been developed to evaluate...

2013-02-27 12:27:35

PRINCETON, Minn., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dujo Logos, Inc., dba: MEDICOMP Medical, a leading manufacturer of medical products for critical care, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded GSA Schedule 65 IIA contract (V797P-4480B) and are now certified to supply critical care respiratory products to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, MEDICOMP Medical has listed their vast selection of respiratory, anesthesia, and NICU medical...

2013-02-18 00:20:19

Results Build on Earlier Findings that Infants Metabolize and Quickly Eliminate BPA, Similar to Adults WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in Pediatrics attempted to determine whether feeding sources (breast milk or formula) or needed medical devices were the sources of BPA exposure among premature infants under medical care in a hospital intensive care unit. The study authors, Duty, et. al, tested urine samples from infants to determine...

2013-02-14 16:23:20

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who Recognizes Dr. Barbara Morrison, PhD, RN, CNM as a Pinnacle Professional. Statement from Dr. Barbara Morrison: I, Dr. Barbara Morrison, PhD, RN, CNM, am the ultimate, passionate educator and scholar. I thrive on sharing my knowledge and understanding of birth, newborns, newborn and family adaptation, Kangaroo Care, breastfeeding, bonding, and changing health care practices to provide optimal care to newborns and their...

2013-02-11 23:00:22

Local organization, “Project: Camerons´ Story,” 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 Applebee´s Restaurants. Glens Falls, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Project: Cameron´s Story...

2013-02-06 12:26:11

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced the arrival of baby Gemma as The Mother Baby Center's first new baby. Born Feb. 4 at 11:20 a.m. by water birth, Gemma was 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 21 inches long. Gemma was joined by 10 other babies, all born during The Mother Baby Center's grand opening day. In addition, Children's and Abbott Northwestern moved all of the babies and mothers from the old...

2013-01-19 23:02:04

Sound Shore Medical Center is one of eight hospitals in Westchester County partnering in the Safe Sleeping Initiative to enhance baby safe sleeping through educating parents and caregivers on best practices. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center is pleased to be one of eight hospitals in Westchester County joining forces with the District Attorney´s Office in launching Westchester County´s Safe Sleeping Initiative — a community partnership...

2013-01-07 00:20:40

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chris and Vince Centofanti thought they knew all about preterm birth. She was a neonatal nurse-practitioner caring for critically ill babies, and he worked for GE Healthcare's Maternal-Infant Care division, providing specialized medical equipment to hospitals. But then their own baby, Nina, was born nine weeks early, weighing less than three pounds. She suffered from respiratory distress and spent her first five weeks fighting for...

2013-01-03 08:25:39

WARRINGTON, Pa., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced it has initiated the launch of its AFECTAIR(®) airway connector for infants receiving aerosolized medication in neonatal or pediatric intensive care units (NICU and PICU, respectively). The AFECTAIR device simplifies the delivery of aerosolized medication to critical care patients...