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NICU refines protocols, cuts LOS for neonatal abstinence syndrome

NANN SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio reduced its NICU length of stay for neonatal abstinence syndrome from 27 days to 18 days through retraining nursing staff and refining treatment protocols. The unit originally had reduced LOS from more than 36 days to 31 days using a methadone protocol, and then to 27 days using an oral morphine regimen, the researchers reported in Pediatrics. Medscape (free registration) (05/06)


New guidelines address when newborns are ready for hospital discharge

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Researchers look at feeding behavior of preemies

NANN SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

New position statement: Human Milk and Breastfeeding in the NICU

NANN SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

APN shift length and fatigue position statement

NANN SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

NICUs see increase in infant admissions for drug withdrawal

NANN SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Study links changes in infant gut microbiota with antibiotics

NANN SmartBrief | May 07, 2015

Hospital care for very premature babies varies widely, study finds

NANN SmartBrief | May 14, 2015

Calif. hospital initiative cuts C-section birth rates

NANN SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

NICU uses musical pacifier to reduce length of stay

NANN SmartBrief | May 28, 2015


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