AAP: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase Skin-to-Skin Care Duration in Preterm Neonates

A Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase Skin-to-Skin Care Duration in Preterm Neonates BACKGROUND Skin-to-skin (STS) care effectively improves neonatal outcomes, particularly for preterm neonates. However, utilization of STS remains suboptimal…

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AAP: Endotracheal Tube Size Adjustments Within Seven Days of Neonatal Intubation

Endotracheal Tube Size Adjustments Within Seven Days of Neonatal Intubation BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Neonatal endotracheal tube (ETT) size recommendations are based on limited evidence. We sought to determine data-driven weight-based…

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AAP: Characteristics of Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths on Shared and Nonshared Sleep Surfaces

Characteristics of Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths on Shared and Nonshared Sleep Surfaces OBJECTIVES: Describe characteristics of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) occurring on shared or nonshared sleep surfaces. METHODS: We…

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AHA and AAP: Considerations on the Use of Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation Guidelines for Hospitalized Neonates and Infants

SOURCE: Sawyer et al.; Considerations on the Use of Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation Guidelines for Hospitalized Neonates and Infants: On Behalf of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee…

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AAP: Sooner Is Better: Early Human Milk Fortification for Hospitalized Preterm Infants <29 Weeks

Sooner Is Better: Early Human Milk Fortification for Hospitalized Preterm Infants <29 Weeks Extremely preterm infants frequently experience growth impairment during the months-long NICU hospitalization. Clinicians have known for decades…

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AAP: A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transitions Using Discharge Televisits

A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transitions Using Discharge Televisits BACKGROUND Resident-led discharge “televisits” can improve the safety of hospital-to-home transitions by increasing completed follow-up and providing patients access…

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AAP: Recommended Guideline for Uniform Reporting of Neonatal Resuscitation: The Neonatal Utstein Style

Recommended Guideline for Uniform Reporting of Neonatal Resuscitation: The Neonatal Utstein Style  Clinical research on neonatal resuscitation has accelerated over recent decades. However, an important methodologic limitation is that there…

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Pediatrics: Standardizing the Evaluation and Management of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a Level IV NICU

Standardizing the Evaluation and Management of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a Level IV NICU…

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PEDIATRICS: Emerging Concepts in Congenital Cytomegalovirus

Over a century of research has focused on improving our understanding of congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV), yet it remains the most common congenital infection in the United States, affecting 3 to…

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