Tag: neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) medical staff who were exposed to maternal expressions of gratitude had higher scores in procedural and therapeutic planning and prosocial behaviors in response to neonatal medical emergency scenarios when compared to medical staff who were exposed to neutral maternal statements. Evidence Rating: Level 1...
1. Mupirocin was shown to have an overall primary decolonization efficacy of 95% when used to treat Staphylococcus aureus among infants <24 months old admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). 2. Almost half of all treated patients who demonstrated primary decolonization and remained in the hospital at day 22 also...
1. Mupirocin was shown to have an overall primary decolonization efficacy of 95% when used to treat Staphylococcus aureus among infants <24 months old admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). 2. Almost half of all treated patients who demonstrated primary decolonization and remained in the hospital at day...
1. Advance practitioners and neonatal fellows had the highest rates of neonatal tracheal intubation (TI) attempts in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and delivery room (DR), while residents had fewer attempts. There was a significant association between the degree of training held by the intubator and the success...
The rate of neurodevelopmental impairment (NDI) in infants born ≤500g in Japan between 2003-2012 was 59%, and the prevalence of NDI did not significantly change over the 10-year period. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Survival rates for periviable infants have improved over the past decade, but data on rates...
1. Demographic data, such as larger birth weight and female gender, of infants born at 23 weeks’ gestation were shown to influence the chance that active resuscitation was initiated. 2. The decision to pursue aggressive medical management in infants born at 24 and 25 weeks’ gestation was not shown to...
1. Patients born both extremely premature and with severe growth restriction were found to have decreased level of functioning in multiple cognitive domains when assessed at 10 years old. 2. In addition to cognitive delays, patients born extremely premature with severe growth restriction were found to have a myriad of...
1. In a cohort of children under the age of 12 months admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) without a clear diagnosis, rapid, targeted genetic testing revealed a diagnosis in about one-third of patients. 2. Genetic diagnoses significantly impacted the care of those children identified as having a genetic...