Latest Neonatology Stories

2010-09-09 11:07:47

Stanford University researchers have developed a revolutionary, non-invasive way of quickly predicting the future health of premature infants, an innovation that could better target specialized medical intervention and reduce health-care costs.

2010-06-25 13:52:00

Statewide Program Significantly Reduces Inappropriate Scheduling of Births before 39 Weeks CINCINNATI, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A statewide Ohio program significantly reduced the monthly rate of inappropriately scheduled births before 39 weeks gestation, helping to avoid expensive neonatal intensive care unit admissions and decrease the risk of infant deaths, according to two studies by the Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative recently published in the American Journal of Obstetrics...

2010-06-01 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company today announced the launch of its Closed Loop Controller of Inspired Oxygen system or "CLiO2(TM)," the first automatic oxygen controller of its kind designed to keep the oxygen level in the blood within a safe range for newborns needing mechanical ventilation.

2010-04-15 13:59:49

The March 2010 issue of Clinics in Perinatology published by Elsevier, provides Neonatologists and Maternal-Fetal-Medicine specialists with the tools and concepts necessary to understand Quality Improvement (QI) methodology and to initiate QI projects within their own practices and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).

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.

2010-02-04 17:35:20

The patient-to-nurse ratio for moderately premature infants in a newborn intensive care unit is not a good measurement of quality of care, said health services researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a study that appears in the current online edition of the journal Pediatrics.

2010-02-01 18:01:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Newborn Center is the first and only pediatric center to be named a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Perinatal/Neonatal Health.

2009-12-11 06:25:00

Recent research from Brazil indicates that sugar and hugs combined can reduce the pain felt by newborns when they are given a shot, more so than sugar (dextrose) or skin-to-skin contact alone, or standard care.

2009-12-02 10:23:48

Implementing small baby guidelines can decrease the length of hospitalization.

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