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Meningitis is a serious disease that occurs more commonly in the neonatal period than in any other age group. Recent data from large national cohorts are needed to determine if the epidemiology of neonatal meningitis (NM) has changed.
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Name: The Pediatric infectious disease journal
Applying quality improvement methods has reduced necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in some neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) by 40% to 90%.
Respiratory syncytial virus is a pathogen frequently involved in nosocomial outbreaks. Although several studies have reported nosocomial outbreaks in neonatal intensive care units, molecular epidemiol...
In the United States each year, more than 300,000 infants are admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICU) where they are exposed to a chemical-intensive hospital environment during a developmenta...
Quality improvement initiatives demonstrate the contribution of reliable nursing care to gains in clinical and safety outcomes in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs); when core care is missed, outco...
Perinatal substance exposure is an increasing concern in infants being cared for in neonatal intensive care units. Current recommendations support nonpharmacologic treatments for this population of in...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether an educational program for caregivers associated with convenient tools is effective to reduce medication preparation and administration er...
To determine if 3 randomly assigned bundles of stewardship interventions would reduce overall and inappropriate antimicrobial use in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), a pre-post stu...
Neonatal sepsis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group . It is one of the leading causes of death in the first 28 days of life both in the developed an...
The advancement in life-saving technologies and clinical expertise in the care of extremely premature infants, have resulted in the development of large neonatal intensive care units (NICU...
Thrombocytopenia is diagnosed when platelet count is lower than 150,000 U/L, it is a common hemostatic problem in neonatal intensive care units According to platelets count, it is classifi...
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Hospital units providing continuing surveillance and care to acutely ill newborn infants.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
Continuous care and monitoring of newborn infants with life-threatening conditions, in any setting.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...