Neonatal nursing is not for the faint of heart, yet the rewards are so great they are often life changing. For neonatal nurses, their patients may be small, but the act of caring for them is profound. Learn more in this month’s Year of the Nurse Specialty Spotlight!
A NICU stay can have negative effects on infants born prematurely and their families. A new Cleveland Clinic Children’s program uses recorded parental voice to reduce that stress and promote a nurturing environment for families separated by a NICU stay.
Missed maternal visits to NICU is correlated with maternal depression, according to a small study presented this week at #AAP19. Neonatologist Anirudha Das, MD, discusses the findings and their clinical implications.
To help combat the opioid crisis, nurses in the mother/baby unit at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital have implemented several new protocols aimed at selective use of narcotic medications.
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With survival rates for premature infants improving, the focus on care is expanding to include improving babies’ well-being and optimizing growth and development.
Improvements in the cost and diagnostic accuracy of whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing are reshaping management of NICU patients. We explore benefits and barriers to use.
In its 11th year, Cleveland Clinic’s annual Neonatal Nursing Conference is designed to educate and engage attendees, while highlighting new understanding of care realities in the neonatal intensive care environment.
It’s stressful for parents of NICU patients to leave their side. Cleveland Clinic’s three NICUs installed NicView® cameras so parents can view live online streaming of their babies on phones, tablets and computers.
Utilizing Infant-Driven Feeding, an evidence-based program, the NICUs at three Cleveland Clinic hospitals have created a positive oral feeding experience for patients, families and nurses.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s Department of Neonatology will now be led by Hany Aly, MD. Hear how he plans to grow the department and which trends in neonatology he’s excited about.