Latest Neonatal nursing Stories

2011-12-29 06:31:07

In 1989, Madeline Mann became the world's smallest surviving baby after she was born at Loyola University Medical Center. She weighed 280 g. (9.9 oz.) -- about the size of an iPhone.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.