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April 19, 2012
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  • Study: Nutrition cycling doesn't protect VLBW babies from cholestasis
    Early cycling of parenteral nutrition to reduce the metabolic load to the liver does not delay or prevent cholestasis in very low birth weight babies, according to researchers from Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. The study in the Journal of Pediatrics said risk factors for cholestasis included bronchopulmonary dysplasia, duration of parenteral nutrition and days to full enteral nutrition. Medscape (free registration)/Reuters (4/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Texas hospitals join program to help train NICU volunteers
    MCH Odessa's Center for Women and Infants and the Odessa Regional Medical Center in Texas have joined a program by the nonprofit SHARE to teach volunteers how to help parents of NICU babies deal with the stress of having a critically ill child. NICU Transport Coordinator Malynda Nowell of MCH said a NICU is "really scary for a parent," and a support system where people can share experiences can help. KWES-TV (Midland, Texas) (4/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Bullying can become "social norm," Ohio nurse researcher says
    Peggy Berry, a doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, said bullying "becomes the social norm" and can be passed on from nurse to nurse. She said people should be told they are bullying because they may not realize it, but she cautioned nurses against retaliating against a colleague who bullies. (4/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Children's hospital opens special unit for pregnant women
    The Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital has opened a special delivery unit to diagnose and treat women with critical, life-threatening conditions, such as cancer and heart failure, and those that develop during pregnancy and threaten the fetus. The unit, which will have a delivery room and OR, will have access to the clinic's Level III NICU. (4/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Check out NANN's new 2012 product catalog
    NANN's new 2012 online product catalog offers a variety of educational and professional development programs and resources to enhance your knowledge and provide you with valuable networking opportunities in neonatal nursing. NANN members receive a significant discount on products and many are available for free. To purchase NANN products, visit LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Policies, Procedures, and Competencies with Free Flash Drive
    NANN's Policies, Procedures, and Competencies for Neonatal Nursing Care is a helpful, up-to-date resource that will serve and advance your organization's commitment to evidence-based nursing and support your efforts to give the highest quality of care to your patients. This book, with a companion flash drive, features forms that can easily be revised and customized to align with your internal institutional policies and federal, state and local regulations. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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