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2011-04-18 09:17:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Measuring the body temperatures of newborns with temporal artery thermometry (forehead scanning) provides readings comparable to results obtained by axillary (under arm) thermometry, the clinically recommended method for this patient population, but causes less discomfort, according to a new study reported in Advances in Neonatal Care.

2010-10-28 11:55:13

Pediatric researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe a successful program in which nurses helped mothers attain high rates of breast-feeding in very sick babies--newborns with complex birth defects requiring surgery and intensive care.

2010-10-24 11:42:00

DURBAN, South Africa, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nurses will be honored today with the first International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award.

2010-04-07 07:00:00

TELFORD, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched today, Babyfirst.com is a new single destination where neonatal doctors and nurses can exchange information and experiences online - across a range of neonatal care specialties.

2009-12-02 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is opening a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Minneapolis on Dec. 2.

2009-11-23 03:00:00

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Laerdal Medical, in alliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has developed a second volume of pre-programmed scenarios for use with Laerdal's SimNewB (TM) neonatal patient simulator.


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  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
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