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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Implementing small baby guidelines can decrease the length of hospitalization.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, Sept.
Premature babies born in poverty are four times less likely to be ready for school, researchers at the University of Chicago found. Advances in neonatal care enabled two-thirds of premature babies born with respiratory problems to be ready for school at an appropriate age, the researchers write in the July issue of the journal Pediatrics. Premature babies born to poor families, however, were more likely to have lower functional and perceptual skills, reduced vocabulary and sensory impairment,...
Advances in neonatal care enable two-thirds of premature babies born with respiratory problems to be ready for school at an appropriate age, but those living in poverty are far less likely to be ready on time than their better-off peers.
HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Lu-Ann Papile, M.D., FAAP, the director of Developmental Care and Follow-up at Texas Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been appointed chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Fetus and Newborn.