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Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30234507/conceptualizing-neonatal-abstinence-syndrome-as-a-cascade-of-care-a-qualitative-study-with-healthcare-providers-in-ohio
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Jennifer L Syvertsen, Hannah Toneff, Danielle R Madden, John D Clapp
BACKGROUND: The opioid epidemic remains a serious issue in the United States and presents additional challenges for women of childbearing age. An increasingly common complication of opioid use is neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), or infant withdrawal from in utero exposure to opioids. PURPOSE: The objective of our qualitative study was to identify service needs and barriers to care in the NAS epidemic in Ohio, which has among the highest rates of opioid use and NAS in the nation...
September 18, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30212389/golden-hour-protocol-for-preterm-infants-a-quality-improvement-project
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Tiffany L Harriman, Brigit Carter, Robin B Dail, Katherine E Stowell
BACKGROUND: Preterm infants are a vulnerable patient population, especially during the first hours of life. Hypothermia, hypoglycemia, and early-onset sepsis are common problems related to prematurity. Implementation of a Golden Hour protocol has been shown to improve outcomes for preterm infants. PURPOSE: To evaluate the effectiveness of a Golden Hour protocol for infants born at less than 32 weeks' gestation on improving the admission process in a military care facility...
September 12, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30199390/early-intervention-to-improve-sucking-in-preterm-newborns-a-systematic-review-of-quantitative-studies
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Angela Grassi, Giada Sgherri, Olena Chorna, Viviana Marchi, Luigi Gagliardi, Francesca Cecchi, Cecilia Laschi, Andrea Guzzetta
BACKGROUND: Premature birth is associated with feeding difficulties due to inadequate coordination of sucking, swallowing, and breathing. Nonnutritive sucking (NNS) and oral stimulation interventions may be effective for oral feeding promotion, but the mechanisms of the intervention effects need further clarifications. PURPOSE: We reviewed preterm infant intervention studies with quantitative outcomes of sucking performance to summarize the evidence of the effect of interventions on specific components of sucking...
September 7, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30148727/improving-neonatal-outcomes-through-global-professional-development
#4
Cheryl Riley, Lori A Spies, Lyn Prater, Shelby L Garner
BACKGROUND: Globally, stillbirths account for 2.7 million infant deaths each year, with the vast majority occurring in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Approximately 900,000 infants die due to birth asphyxia. The focus of the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) program is to help the nonbreathing infant to breathe within the first minute of life, termed the "Golden Minute." PURPOSE: To present a multinational interprofessional development program utilizing the train-the-trainer methodology for HBB to address neonatal morbidity and mortality...
August 24, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30102620/nonnutritive-sucking-at-the-mother-s-breast-facilitates-oral-feeding-skills-in-premature-infants-a-pilot-study
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Hima B John, Charis Suraj, Sanjeev M Padankatti, Tunny Sebastian, Earnest Rajapandian
BACKGROUND: Premature infants have difficulties in transitioning from gavage to breastfeeding. Targeted interventions to support breastfeeding in premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit are scarce. PURPOSE: This pilot study evaluates the effectiveness of nonnutritive sucking at the mother's breast in premature infants to facilitate breastfeeding performance and exclusive breastfeeding. METHODS: The study design constituted a single-blinded randomized control trial, with 9 participants randomly allocated into experimental (n = 4) and control (n = 5) groups...
August 10, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30063474/high-flow-nasal-cannula-practice-patterns-reported-by-neonatologists-and-neonatal-nurse-practitioners-in-the-united-states
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Wakako Minamoto Eklund, Patricia A Scott
BACKGROUND: High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) is widely used to treat neonatal respiratory conditions. Significant evidence emerged in recent years to guide practice, yet current practice patterns and their alignment with the evidence remain unknown. PURPOSE: To examine current HFNC practice patterns and availability of clinical practice guidelines used in neonatal intensive care units in the United States. METHODS/ANALYSIS: A nonexperimental, descriptive study was designed using a web-based survey to elicit a convenience sample of US neonatal providers...
July 30, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30045048/a-typology-of-breastfeeding-mothers-of-preterm-infants-a-qualitative-analysis
#7
Hannakaisa Niela-Vilén, Anna Axelin, Sanna Salanterä, Hanna-Leena Melender
BACKGROUND: Breastfeeding is an important element of motherhood with a preterm infant, but the role of maternal emotions in relation to breastfeeding is vague. PURPOSE: To describe maternal emotions regarding and insights into breastfeeding during the first year after a preterm birth. METHODS: In total, 80 mothers of preterm infants (<35 gestational weeks) participated in this secondary analysis of a larger study. The data were collected with an open question at discharge and 3, 6, and 12 months after the expected birth date and analyzed using thematic analysis...
July 24, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30044242/a-prospective-study-on-the-incidence-and-outcomes-of-neonatal-thrombocytopenia-at-a-tertiary-care-facility-in-central-saudi-arabia
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Mohamed Eltawel, Talal AlHarbi, Khaled AlJamaan, Saif Alsaif, Yosra Ali, Mahmoud Salam
BACKGROUND: The incidence of neonatal thrombocytopenia is low, yet highly dependent on the populations studied. PURPOSE: To assess the incidence of neonatal thrombocytopenia and identify factors associated with its outcomes, namely time to disease onset, recovery duration, and platelet count. METHODS: A prospective observational study was conducted between May and October 2013 at a large tertiary care facility in Saudi Arabia. Neonates with a platelet count of fewer than 150,000/μL of blood were followed up until their recovery or death...
July 23, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30036198/optimal-conventional-mechanical-ventilation-in-full-term-newborns-a-systematic-review
#9
Marianne Trygg Solberg, Anne Lee Solevåg, Sara Clarke
BACKGROUND: Most studies examining the best mechanical ventilation strategies in newborn infants have been performed in premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome. PURPOSE: To identify and synthesize the evidence regarding optimal mechanical ventilation strategies in full-term newborns. METHODS: Systematic review carried out according to the methods described in the PRISMA statement. SEARCH STRATEGY: Searches in MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library in March 2017, with an updated search and hand searches of reference lists of relevant articles in August 2017...
July 20, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30028735/oral-feeding-success-a-concept-analysis
#10
Thao T Griffith, Aleeca F Bell, Catherine Vincent, Rosemary White-Traut, Barbara Medoff-Cooper, Kristin Rankin
BACKGROUND: The term "oral feeding success" (OFS) is frequently used in clinical practice and research. However, OFS is inconsistently defined, which impacts the ability to adequately evaluate OFS, identify risk factors, and implement interventions in clinical practice and research. PURPOSE: To develop the defining attributes, antecedents, and consequences for the concept of OFS in preterm infants during their initial hospitalization. METHODS: PubMed, CINAHL, and PsycINFO databases were searched for English articles containing the key words "oral feeding success" and "preterm infants...
July 19, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30028734/know-the-flow-milk-flow-rates-from-bottle-nipples-used-in-the-hospital-and-after-discharge
#11
Britt Frisk Pados, Jinhee Park, Pamela Dodrill
BACKGROUND: Milk flow rate may play an important role in an infant's ability to safely and efficiently coordinate sucking, swallowing, and breathing during feeding. PURPOSE: To test milk flow rates from bottle nipples used in the hospital and after discharge. METHODS: Bottle nipples used in hospitals (10 unique types) and available nationwide at major retailers (15 unique types) were identified. For each of the 25 nipple types, 15 nipples of that type were tested by measuring the amount of infant formula extracted in 1 minute by a breast pump...
July 19, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30020089/congenital-syphilis-a-discussion-of-epidemiology-diagnosis-management-and-nurses-role-in-early-identification-and-treatment
#12
Christine R Rowe, Desi M Newberry, Amy J Jnah
BACKGROUND: Syphilis is caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum. Syphilis left untreated, or inadequately treated during pregnancy, can result in congenital syphilis (CS). Congenital syphilis can lead to severe sequelae or fetal, neonatal, or infant death. PURPOSE: To discuss the epidemiological trends, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of CS; the implications of CS upon the infant; as well as the importance of the nurse's role in the prompt identification of CS and the timely interventions needed to minimize sequelae...
July 16, 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239407/psychometric-properties-of-the-early-feeding-skills-assessment-tool
#13
Suzanne M Thoyre, Britt Frisk Pados, Catherine S Shaker, Kristy Fuller, Jinhee Park
BACKGROUND: Supporting infants as they develop feeding skills is an essential component of neonatal and pediatric care. Selecting appropriate and supportive interventions begins with a thorough assessment of the infant's skills. The Early Feeding Skills (EFS) tool is a clinician-reported instrument developed to assess the emergence of early feeding skills and identify domains in need of intervention. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify the factor structure of the EFS and test its psychometric properties, including internal consistency reliability and construct validity...
October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239406/congenital-tuberculosis-a-new-concern-in-the-neonatal-intensive-care-unit
#14
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October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239405/correlation-of-premature-infant-sleep-wakefulness-and-noise-levels-in-the-presence-or-absence-of-quiet-time
#15
Raiani Roberta Pugliesi, Michelle Siqueira Campillos, Kelly Cristina Sbampato Calado Orsi, Marta José Avena, Marcia Lurdes de Cacia Pradella-Hallinan, Miriam Harumi Tsunemi, Ariane Ferreira Machado Avelar, Eliana Moreira Pinheiro
BACKGROUND: Peak sound levels during sleep can compromise the development of hospitalized infants. Quiet time is a strategy implemented in neonatal units to promote the sleeping of neonates by reducing noise levels, luminosity, and handling during particular periods of the day. PURPOSE: To determine the impact of quiet time on reducing sound levels and increasing total sleep time. METHODS: This longitudinal study was conducted at a neonatal intermediate care unit with a convenience sample of 12 premature infants...
October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239404/zika-virus-patient-education-recommendations
#16
Victoria S Towers, Melissa Goldsmith, Patricia Goldsmith
BACKGROUND: A growing threat to maternal-fetal health, the most recent and largest outbreak of the Zika virus disease has introduced the devastating fetal effects of microcephaly and other central nervous system deficits. PURPOSE: This brief outlines a history of Zika virus disease, its known effects, best practice recommendations for providers to educate patients, and information for individuals on how to protect themselves. METHODS/SEARCH STRATEGY: A search of the literature using the databases PubMed, UptoDate, and CINAHL was conducted for articles published between 2009 and 2016...
October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239403/zika-virus-infection-a-vector-borne-threat-to-pregnant-women-and-infants
#17
Regina Grazel, Pamela Harris-Haman
BACKGROUND: Zika virus (ZIKV) is an emergent flavivirus, transmitted predominately by Aedes genus mosquitos that recently reached the Americas and was soon implicated in an increase in microcephaly and other serious birth defects. PURPOSE: This report provides updated information and recommendations on testing, screening, and care for pregnant women and infants affected by ZIKV. METHODS: Current published recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and the American Academy of Pediatrics were reviewed and included in this report...
October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239402/congenital-hiv-prevention-of-maternal-to-child-transmission
#18
Natalie Gordon Lynch, Alexandra Kesler Johnson
BACKGROUND: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is caused by a cytopathic lentivirus. HIV without adequate treatment during pregnancy can result in maternal to child transmission (MCT) of the virus. Sequelae can include severe lifelong morbidities, shorter life expectancies, and high mortality rates without antiretroviral therapy. PURPOSE: To discuss epidemiological trends, pathophysiology, and clinical care guidelines including those for diagnosis, treatment, and management of MCT of HIV in the United States...
October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239401/your-new-nann-board-of-directors-and-nannp-council-members
#19
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October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30239399/congenital-infectious-disease-and-the-neonate
#20
Desi M Newberry
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October 2018: Advances in Neonatal Care: Official Journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
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