neonatal nursing

Summary

Summary: The nursing specialty that deals with the care of newborn infants during the first four weeks after birth.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Cobedding in the NICU: a new adventure
    Cheryl R Taylor
    St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:413-8. 2006
  2. ncbi The NICU experience of lactation and its relationship to family management style
    Laura W Bernaix
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, School of Nursing, Edwardsville, IL USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:95-100. 2006
  3. ncbi Going home: what NICU nurses need to know about home care
    Rosalyn F Scherf
    South Florida Pediatric Home Care, Inc, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:421-5. 2006
  4. ncbi The efficacy of developmentally sensitive interventions and sucrose for relieving procedural pain in very low birth weight neonates
    B Stevens
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Res 48:35-43. 1999
  5. pmc Clinical coordination of research
    Alison Thompson
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0567, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 18:102-5. 2005
  6. ncbi Mothers' involvement in caring for their premature infants: an historical overview
    Leigh Davis
    Centre for Nursing Research, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 42:578-86. 2003
  7. ncbi Improvement of short- and long-term outcomes for very low birth weight infants: Edmonton NIDCAP trial
    Kathrine Leigh Peters
    Faculty of Nursing, Perinatal Clinical Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pediatrics 124:1009-20. 2009
  8. ncbi Neonatal palliative care attitude scale: development of an instrument to measure the barriers to and facilitators of palliative care in neonatal nursing
    Victoria Kain
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Nursing, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Pediatrics 123:e207-13. 2009
  9. ncbi Factors that influence neonatal nursing perceptions of family-centered care and developmental care practices
    Karen D Hendricks-Munoz
    Division of Neonatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:193-200. 2010
  10. ncbi The efficacy of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of procedural pain in preterm and term neonates. A systematic literature review
    Eva Cignacco
    Department for Obstetrics and Neonatology, Women s and Children s Clinic, University Hospital Insel, Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Pain 11:139-52. 2007

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  1. ncbi Cobedding in the NICU: a new adventure
    Cheryl R Taylor
    St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:413-8. 2006
    ..This article discusses the cobedding of multiples as implemented at the University of Michigan. As a new practice, cobedding warrants further research, especially regarding its proposed benefits and implementation in the NICU...
  2. ncbi The NICU experience of lactation and its relationship to family management style
    Laura W Bernaix
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, School of Nursing, Edwardsville, IL USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:95-100. 2006
    ..To describe the impact of having a premature infant hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on the parents' management of the lactation experience...
  3. ncbi Going home: what NICU nurses need to know about home care
    Rosalyn F Scherf
    South Florida Pediatric Home Care, Inc, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:421-5. 2006
    ..This article discusses the discharge planning process, which begins upon admission to the neonatal intensive care unit, as well as common problems encountered by many premature infants discharged home...
  4. ncbi The efficacy of developmentally sensitive interventions and sucrose for relieving procedural pain in very low birth weight neonates
    B Stevens
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Res 48:35-43. 1999
    ..Procedural pain management for very low birth weight (VLBW) neonates has been minimal or nonexistent in most neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  5. pmc Clinical coordination of research
    Alison Thompson
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0567, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 18:102-5. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi Mothers' involvement in caring for their premature infants: an historical overview
    Leigh Davis
    Centre for Nursing Research, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 42:578-86. 2003
    ..Consequently, evidence is accumulating to demonstrate the fundamental role of mothers and families to the optimal developmental outcome of premature infants...
  7. ncbi Improvement of short- and long-term outcomes for very low birth weight infants: Edmonton NIDCAP trial
    Kathrine Leigh Peters
    Faculty of Nursing, Perinatal Clinical Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Pediatrics 124:1009-20. 2009
    ..Secondary outcome measures were days of ventilation, incidence of chronic lung disease, and 18-month neurodevelopmental outcomes...
  8. ncbi Neonatal palliative care attitude scale: development of an instrument to measure the barriers to and facilitators of palliative care in neonatal nursing
    Victoria Kain
    Queensland University of Technology, School of Nursing, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Pediatrics 123:e207-13. 2009
    ..project was to obtain an understanding of the barriers to and facilitators of providing palliative care in neonatal nursing. This article reports the first phase of this research: to develop and administer an instrument to measure ..
  9. ncbi Factors that influence neonatal nursing perceptions of family-centered care and developmental care practices
    Karen D Hendricks-Munoz
    Division of Neonatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:193-200. 2010
    ..care education and training and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) developmental team structure in promoting neonatal nursing perception and beliefs of key characteristics of family-centered care (FCC), developmental care, and kangaroo ..
  10. ncbi The efficacy of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of procedural pain in preterm and term neonates. A systematic literature review
    Eva Cignacco
    Department for Obstetrics and Neonatology, Women s and Children s Clinic, University Hospital Insel, Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Pain 11:139-52. 2007
    ..Non-pharmacological treatment methods are being increasingly discussed with regard to pain prevention and relief either alone or in combination with pharmacological treatment...
  11. pmc Skin-to-skin contact (Kangaroo Care) analgesia for preterm infant heel stick
    Susan M Ludington-Hoe
    FP Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, and the Pediatric Critical Care Center, Children s Hospital of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 16:373-87. 2005
    ..Kangaroo Care positioning before and during heel stick is a simple and inexpensive analgesic intervention to ameliorate pain in stable premature infants...
  12. ncbi Community neonatal nursing work
    Julia Cappleman
    Children s Nursing Directorate, School of Nursing, University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 48:167-74. 2004
    ..A neonatal community nursing service may help families to cope with the early transfer of small, vulnerable infants to home. The previous literature has relied on self-reports to explore this kind of work...
  13. ncbi Family-centred care in paediatric and neonatal nursing--a literature review
    L K Irlam
    Department of Nursing Education, University of the Witwatersrand
    Curationis 25:28-34. 2002
    A literature review of family-centred care in paediatric and neonatal nursing was undertaken as part of a research project...
  14. ncbi Becoming an advanced practitioner in neonatal nursing: a psycho-social study of the relationship between educational preparation and role development
    Paula Nicolson
    University of Sheffield, ScHARR School for Health and Related Research, Sheffield, UK
    J Clin Nurs 14:727-38. 2005
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  15. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of early kangaroo care for preterm infants: effects on temperature, weight, behavior, and acuity
    Miao Ju Chwo
    School of Nursing, National Defence Medical Center
    J Nurs Res 10:129-42. 2002
    ..With the knowledge attained from this RCT, nurses can educate and motivate mothers to keep their stable preterm infants warm by skin-to- skin contact inside their clothing, thereby encouraging self-regulatory feeding...
  16. ncbi Distilling the evidence on developmental care: a systematic review
    Amanda Symington
    Children s Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, 4A Neo, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Adv Neonatal Care 2:198-221. 2002
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  17. ncbi National guidelines for Swedish neonatal nursing care: evaluation of clinical application
    L Wallin
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:465-74. 2000
    To evaluate the clinical application of national guidelines for neonatal nursing.
  18. ncbi Sleep in the neonatal intensive care unit
    V Bertelle
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:140-8; quiz 149-50. 2007
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  19. ncbi A theory of health promotion for preterm infants based on Levine's Conservation Model of Nursing
    Linda C Mefford
    University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 17:260-6. 2004
    ..This article describes a new middle range theory of health promotion for preterm infants based on Levine's conservation model of nursing that can be used to guide neonatal nursing practice.
  20. ncbi Bicarbonate and chloride equilibrium and acid-base balance in the neonate
    Amy M Shaw
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children s Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Neonatal Netw 27:261-6. 2008
  21. ncbi A preliminary study of the associations among preterm infant behaviors
    Jen Jiuan Liaw
    School of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center
    J Nurs Res 13:1-10. 2005
    ..While interacting with preterm infants, nurses can sensitively and actively sense preterm infant signals, prevent or ameliorate the early threats to an infant ' s life, and adjust care to support the infant ' s growth and development...
  22. ncbi Parents and professionals in the NICU: communication within the context of ethical decision making--an integrative review
    Frances R Ward
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Neonatal Netw 24:25-33. 2005
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  23. ncbi Mothers in the NICU: outsider to partner
    Judith A Heermann
    The College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 31:176-81, 200. 2005
    ..Mothers' development evolved in predictable patterns. The results of this study can be considered in implementation and evaluation plans for NICUs moving to family-focused developmental care...
  24. ncbi The maternal experience of kangaroo holding
    Amy Nagorski Johnson
    School of Nursing at University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:568-73. 2007
    ..To describe the maternal experience of kangaroo holding premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit...
  25. ncbi Kangaroo care and breastfeeding of mother-preterm infant dyads 0-18 months: a randomized, controlled trial
    Sara J Hake-Brooks
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Neonatal Netw 27:151-9. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of kangaroo care (KC) (skin-to-skin contact) on breastfeeding status in mother-preterm infant dyads from postpartum through 18 months...
  26. ncbi Computer-generated versus nurse-determined strategy for incubator humidity and time to regain birthweight
    Onno K Helder
    Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:255-61. 2008
    ..To compare effects on premature infants' weight gain of a computer-generated and a nurse-determined incubator humidity strategy. An optimal humidity protocol is thought to reduce time to regain birthweight...
  27. ncbi Mothers' experiences of having a preterm infant in the neonatal care unit: a meta-synthesis
    Hanne Aagaard
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Pediatr Nurs 23:e26-36. 2008
    ..Implications of the meta-synthesis for neonatal nursing are addressed.
  28. ncbi State change in preterm infants in response to nursing caregiving: possible gender effects
    Karen A Thomas
    University of Washington, Department of Family and Child Nursing, Seattle 98195 7262, USA
    Neonatal Netw 27:15-22. 2008
    ..To describe the effect of nursing caregiving on infant sleep-wake states by gender in preterm infants...
  29. ncbi Kangaroo care for low birth weight babies
    Jeba Jothi Priya
    Nehru Nursing College, Vallioor, Tamil Nadu
    Nurs J India 95:209-12. 2004
  30. ncbi The role of the neonatal intensive care nurse in decision-making: advocacy, involvement in ethical decisions and communication
    Leanne Monterosso
    Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 11:108-17. 2005
    ..These findings support the need for development of a multidisciplinary model for ethical decision-making, where the view of all team members are considered...
  31. ncbi Bladder exstrophy: a challenge for nursing care
    Natalie Mercy
    Northern Alberta Neonatal Intensive Care Program, and Capital Health Child Health, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 31:293-8. 2004
  32. ncbi The importance of quiet in the home: Teaching noise awareness to parents before the infant is discharged from the NICU
    Lisa Goines
    Neonatal Netw 27:171-6. 2008
    ..This teaching may make a world of difference to the continued healthy growth, development, and well-being of the infant...
  33. ncbi From distance toward proximity: fathers lived experience of caring for their preterm infants
    Pia Lundqvist
    Neonatal Unit, Children s Hospital, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:490-7. 2007
    ..Feelings of proximity included experiences of returning to reality, becoming a family, and facing the future. Illumination of the father-infant interaction adds to the family-centered body of knowledge in neonatal nursing.
  34. ncbi Family-centered care: do we practice what we preach?
    Mary F Petersen
    Maternal Child Health, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Santa Clara, CA 95051 5386, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:421-7. 2004
    ..To determine nurses' perceptions and practices of identified elements of family-centered care...
  35. pmc A survey of transcutaneous blood gas monitoring among European neonatal intensive care units
    Mario Rudiger
    Clinic of Neonatology, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Charité Mitte, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 5:30. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to survey the usage and opinions among German speaking NICUs concerning tc blood gas monitoring...
  36. ncbi Effective nurse parent communication: a study of parents' perceptions in the NICU environment
    Liz Jones
    Griffith University, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 69:206-12. 2007
    ..This study examined mothers' and fathers' perceptions of effective and ineffective communication by nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) environment, using communication accommodation theory (CAT) as the framework...
  37. ncbi Induced hypothermia for neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Melissa Long
    Intensive Care Nursery, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:293-8. 2007
    ..Nursing care and management of neonates being treated with induced hypothermia are discussed...
  38. ncbi Nursing update on retinopathy of prematurity
    Kristi Coe
    Department of Research Affairs, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:288-92. 2007
    ..Oxygen targeting and early surgery show promise to reduce the risk of blindness in the smallest premature infants. Nurses play an important role in oxygen management and parental support...
  39. ncbi Staff opinions regarding the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP)
    Sylvia M van der Pal
    Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 83:425-32. 2007
    ..The nursing staff, compared to the medical staff, had a more positive attitude (p=.004), higher perceived behavioral control (p=.004) and perceived a more positive impact of NIDCAP on NICU conditions (p=.008)...
  40. ncbi An evidence-based approach to nipple feeding in a level III NICU: nurse autonomy, developmental care, and teamwork
    Catherine S Shaker
    Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare St Joseph, Milwaukee, WI 53210, USA
    Neonatal Netw 26:77-83. 2007
    ..Through incorporating contingent earegiving, greater autonomy for the bedside nurse, developmental support, and collaboration, we expect to improve outcomes, comnuinication, and problem solving...
  41. ncbi Nursing care of the premature infant with severe combined immunodeficiency disease
    Brigit M Carter
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:167-74. 2006
    ..This article provides background on SCID and identifies those special considerations--namely, multidisciplinary communication, infection prevention, thorough physical assessments, and parental support...
  42. ncbi Effects of tub bathing procedures on preterm infants' behavior
    Jen Jiuan Liaw
    School of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center
    J Nurs Res 14:297-305. 2006
    ..NICU caregivers should consider the effects of routine nursing activities that influence the infants, and modify handling to promote techniques to promote preterm infants' recovery, growth and development...
  43. ncbi Tender, loving care
    Carol Davis
    Nurs Stand 21:20-1. 2006
    ..Early diagnosis and treatment of retinopathy can save premature babies' sight. In one neonatal clinic, nurses are at the forefront of providing a service which reflects the unit's caring ethos...
  44. ncbi Optimizing the neonatal thermal environment
    Tami Irwin Sherman
    Discovery Laboratories, Inc, Warrington, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:251-60. 2006
    ..This article highlights principles of thermoregulation and the technologic advances that provide thermal support to our vulnerable..
  45. ncbi Evidence-based review of oral sucrose administration to decrease the pain response in newborn infants
    Kathleen H Leef
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, Delaware, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:275-84. 2006
    ..More research is needed to determine the safety and efficacy of repeated doses of oral sucrose given for multiple procedures in preterm infants...
  46. ncbi Car seat safety for high-risk infants
    Kimberly D Howard-Salsman
    Pediatrix Medical Group of Kansas, St Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:117-29. 2006
    ..It provides a basic overview of car seat safety for infants being discharged home from an NICU and includes references for those who seek further information on this topic...
  47. ncbi Steps to successfully breastfeed the premature infant
    Laura J Isaacson
    Christus St Joseph Hospital, Houston, TX 77002, USA
    Neonatal Netw 25:77-86. 2006
    ..This article identifies obstacles to breastfeeding the premature infant and offers a step-by-step approach for promoting successful breastfeeding in the NICU...
  48. ncbi Multiple factors related to bottle-feeding performance in preterm infants
    Tsu Hsin Howe
    Department of Occupational Therapy, New York University, New York, USA
    Nurs Res 56:307-11. 2007
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  49. ncbi Peritoneal dialysis in the neonatal intensive care unit. Management of acute renal failure after a severe subgaleal hemorrhage
    Kristi Coe
    Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 7:179-86. 2007
    ..This article presents a unique case of an infant with subgaleal and intracranial bleeding that resulted in acute renal failure requiring peritoneal dialysis in the hopes of the eventual restoration of kidney function...
  50. ncbi Communicating with parents of premature infants: who is the informant?
    W J Kowalski
    Department of Neonatology, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA 18105, USA
    J Perinatol 26:44-8. 2006
    ..To determine what sources of information are most helpful for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) parents, who provides NICU parents with the information, and also what expectations parents have regarding obtaining information...
  51. ncbi How satisfied are parents supported by nurses with the NIDCAP model of care for their preterm infant?
    Joke M Wielenga
    Department of Neonatology, Academic Medical Center Emma Children s Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nurs Care Qual 21:41-8. 2006
    ..Parents were significantly more satisfied with care given according to NIDCAP principles than they were with the traditional care for their premature born babies...
  52. ncbi The experience of a broken heart
    Jill Renee Hecker Fernandes
    Department of Family Health Nursing, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 3624 Glen Way, Eau Claire, WI 54701, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:319-27, ix. 2005
    ..These descriptions will assist in providing a more complete and deeper understanding of the parent's experience of CHD. Thus, all will know "the experience of a broken heart."..
  53. ncbi How the NICU environment sounds to a preterm infant: update
    Karen A Thomas
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:250-3. 2007
    ..To replicate a previously published descriptive study of sound levels in the NICU...
  54. ncbi The neonatal nurse's role in parental attachment in the NICU
    Carol Franklin
    Hemby Intensive Care Nursery, Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:81-5. 2006
    ..Parents who have a newborn requiring intensive care can have a disruption or delay in this attachment process. Neonatal nurses are in a unique position to assess this process and intervene to promote attachment behaviors...
  55. ncbi [Discourse and practice of care to newborns at risk: reflecting about humanized care]
    Karla Maria Carneiro Rolim
    Maternidade Escola Assis Chateaubriand, Universidade Federal do Ceara
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 14:85-92. 2006
    ..Data were collected through interviews with 6 nurses. They approached the following themes: humanization, sensitiveness, conscience and care. There is a need to unite discourse with practice in humanized care for newborns at risk...
  56. ncbi State systems development in high-risk newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit: identification and management of sleep, alertness, and crying
    Kathleen A Vandenberg
    West Coast NIDCAP and APIB Training Center and Mills College, Department of Education, Oakland, CA 94613, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:130-9. 2007
    ..This information contributes to the nurse's ability to identify and assess neurobehavioral integrity and provides appropriate behavioral individualized developmental interventions during neonatal care...
  57. pmc Nurse staffing in relation to risk-adjusted mortality in neonatal care
    Karen E St C Hamilton
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F99-F103. 2007
    ..To assess whether risk-adjusted mortality in very low birthweight or preterm infants is associated with levels of nursing provision...
  58. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of kangaroo care: cardiorespiratory and thermal effects on healthy preterm infants
    Susan M Ludington-Hoe
    Case Western Reserve University, USA
    Neonatal Netw 23:39-48. 2004
    ..To determine the safety and effects on healthy preterm infants of three continuous hours of kangaroo care (KC) compared to standard NICU care by measuring cardiorespiratory and thermal responses...
  59. ncbi Facilitation of parenting the premature infant within the newborn intensive care unit
    Gretchen Lawhon
    SAPTA NIDCAP Center and Pediatric Developmental Program, Toledo Children s Hospital, Ohio, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 16:71-82. 2002
    ..Study findings provide valuable information on the implications of an individualized nursing intervention both for further research and clinical practice...
  60. ncbi Using the Roper-Logan-Tierney model in neonatal transport
    Patricia Healy
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Nurs 12:792-8. 2003
    ..The final section evaluates the use of the model in this clinical situation with reference to literature on the topic...
  61. ncbi Outcomes of developmental care in an Australian neonatal intensive care nursery
    Michele Prentice
    Newborn Care Centre, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Neonatal Netw 22:17-23. 2003
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of implementation of a developmental care model in an Australian tertiary NICU...
  62. ncbi Vigilant watching over: mothers' actions to safeguard their premature babies in the newborn intensive care nursery
    I Hurst
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 15:39-57. 2001
    ..The results of this study suggest that health care providers often interpreted mothers' actions differently than intended, which creates barriers to achieving family-centered care in the NICU...
  63. ncbi The relationship between physiological and behavioral measures of stress in preterm infants
    Lynda Law Harrison
    The University of Alabama School of Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1210, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:236-45. 2004
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  64. ncbi Developmentally supportive care in the newborn intensive care unit: early intervention in the community
    Patricia Gorra Bondurant
    Regional Center for Newborn Intensive Care, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 38:253-69. 2003
    ..Nurses are key to providing developmentally supportive care and working collaboratively on behalf of the infants and toddlers and their families...
  65. ncbi Use of a training program to enhance NICU nurses' cognitive abilities for assessing preterm infant behaviors and offering supportive interventions
    Jen Jiuan Liaw
    Tri Service General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nurs Res 11:82-92. 2003
    ..Therefore, the author recommends that in order to improve NICU care quality and the outcomes of preterm infants, the concepts of developmentally supportive care be incorporated into NICU caregiving practice by educating nurses...
  66. ncbi Premature infant massage in the NICU
    Jodi M Beachy
    Children s Hospital Newborn Special Care Unit at Docters West, Columbus, Ohio 43228, USA
    Neonatal Netw 22:39-45. 2003
    ..This article discusses the benefits and risks of massage for preterm infants and their families and explains how to implement massage therapy in the neonatal intensive care setting...
  67. pmc Breast and infant temperatures with twins during shared Kangaroo Care
    Susan M Ludington-Hoe
    Walters Professor of Pediatric Nursing Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 46104 4904, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:223-31. 2006
    ..Physiological explanations for thermal synchrony exist. These data suggest that twins can be simultaneously held in Kangaroo Care without thermal compromise because each breast responds individually to the infant's thermal needs...
  68. ncbi Taiwanese women's experiences of becoming a mother to a very-low-birth-weight preterm infant: a grounded theory study
    Shu Nu Chang Lee
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, 500 Liufeng Road, Wufeng, Taichung 41354, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:326-36. 2009
    ..Moreover, there is a deficit of information on mothers' experiences when their preterm infants are in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  69. ncbi The effect of training nursery staff in breastfeeding guidance on the duration of breastfeeding in healthy term infants
    E S Shinwell
    Department of Neonatology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot and Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Breastfeed Med 1:247-52. 2006
    ..Promoting breastfeeding is a central aim of child health care. It is critical to develop approaches that are inexpensive, effective, and suitable across cultural and socioeconomic groups...
  70. ncbi The parent-nurse relationship in the neonatal intensive care unit context--closeness and emotional involvement
    Liv Fegran
    Faculty of Health and Sports, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:667-73. 2009
    Family-centred care, which acknowledges parents as partners in care, is a desirable and essential part of neonatal nursing. There has been extensive research on parents' experiences of parenting in neonatal intensive care units (NICU), ..
  71. ncbi Improving pregnancy outcome and reducing avoidable clinical resource utilization through telephonic perinatal care coordination
    Mary Little
    ROSEBUD program at ING Re, Group Life, Accident and Health Reinsurance, Minneapolis, MN 55401, USA
    Lippincotts Case Manag 7:103-12. 2002
    ..Telephonic case management saved an average of 501.31 dollars per patient in inpatient and outpatient costs combined. In the treatment group, for every dollar spent on case management costs, the savings were 4.08 dollars...
  72. ncbi Labor and delivery nurses' perceptions of caring for childbearing women in nurse-managed birthing units
    Troy Carlton
    College of Nursing, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:50-6. 2009
    ..To identify the perceptions of nurses caring for women giving birth in nurse-managed, highly technological birthing environments...
  73. ncbi Rethinking the birthing body: Cartesian dualism and perinatal nursing
    Lisa Goldberg
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 37:446-51. 2002
    ..This paper highlights the pervasive influence of a Cartesian metaphysics on the medical paradigm and its profound impact on the practice of perinatal nursing in North America...
  74. ncbi Women receiving 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate hospitalized for preterm labor at less than 34 weeks benefit from daily perinatal nursing surveillance
    Charles Rittenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:389.e1-4. 2008
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  75. ncbi Perinatal nursing education for single-room maternity care: an evaluation of a competency-based model
    Patricia A Janssen
    Department of Family Practice and Health Care, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 14:95-101. 2005
    ..To evaluate the success of a competency-based nursing orientation programme for a single-room maternity care unit by measuring improvement in self-reported competency after six months...
  76. pmc Necrotizing enterocolitis in the premature infant: neonatal nursing assessment, disease pathogenesis, and clinical presentation
    Katherine E Gregory
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 11:155-64; quiz 165-6. 2011
    ..The data highlight the clinical signs most commonly observed in infants with NEC and thus provide NICU nurses an evidence-based guide for assessment and care of infants with NEC...
  77. ncbi Necrotizing enterocolitis in the premature infant: neonatal nursing assessment, disease pathogenesis, and clinical presentation
    Katherine E Gregory
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 11:165-6. 2011
    ..The data highlight the clinical signs most commonly observed in infants with NEC and thus provide NICU nurses an evidence-based guide for assessment and care of infants with NEC...
  78. ncbi Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature
    Marilyn H Oermann
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Neonatal Netw 21:23-6. 2002
    ..To identify the frequency and types of reference errors in neonatal-maternal nursing literature. This study was an extension of earlier research on reference accuracy in pediatric and critical care nursing journals...
  79. ncbi From innovation to common practice: perinatal nursing pre-1970 to 2005
    Louise K Martell
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:8-16; quiz 17-8. 2006
    ..How nurses approach present-day challenges of increasing technology of birth, looming threats of litigation, and providing care under time and economic restraints is continuing to evolve...
  80. ncbi A systematic approach to the physiologic adaptations of pregnancy
    Keiko L Torgersen
    Nurse Corps, US Air Force, Fairfield, CA, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:2-19. 2006
    ..This includes the basic adaptations related to pregnancy, placental physiology and action, uterine activity physiology, and fetal heart rate regulation, although this article will focus on maternal and uterine physiology only...
  81. pmc The impact of recycled neonatal incubators in Nigeria: a 6-year follow-up study
    Hippolite Onyejiaka Amadi
    Bioengineering Department, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Int J Pediatr 2010:269293. 2010
    ..Pre-RIT and post-RIT neonatal mortalities were compared by studying case files. Effect on neonatal nursing was studied through questionnaires that were completed by 79 nurses from 9 centres across the country...
  82. ncbi Preterm birth prevention by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate vs. daily nursing surveillance
    Charles Rittenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:47-52. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi Evidence for best practices in the neonatal period
    Judy A Beal
    School for Health Studies, Simmons College, Boston, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:397-403; quiz 404-5. 2005
    ..Key words included neonatal nursing, newborn, neonate, premature infant, preterm infant, and low birthweight...
  84. ncbi Nursing scripts and the organizational influences on critical thinking: report of a study of neonatal nurses' clinical reasoning
    J Greenwood
    Western Sydney Area Health Service University of Western Sydney, Nepean Professorial Nursing Unit, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 31:1106-14. 2000
    ..to explore the extent to which theoretical knowledge acquired through a distance education programme in neonatal nursing was brought to bear in the real-world clinical reasoning of course participants...
  85. ncbi Regional neonatal oral feeding protocol: changing the ethos of feeding preterm infants
    Shahirose S Premji
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 18:371-84. 2004
    ..Goals of this project include promoting consistent neonatal nursing feeding practices and changing the ethos in relation to feeding interactions between caregiver and infant in ..
  86. ncbi Monitoring the preterm fetus during labor
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:380-8; quiz 389-90. 2004
    ..The condition of the fetus during labor and birth has a significant impact on the likelihood of survival and the odds of developing serious complications of prematurity...
  87. ncbi Uterine contraction assessment
    Roger B Newman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:341-67. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi The Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society consensus guidelines for the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in relation to pregnancy
    Aidan McElduff
    Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW
    Med J Aust 183:373-7. 2005
    ..Induction of labour or operative delivery should be based on obstetric and/or fetal indications. Level 3 neonatal nursing facilities may be required and should be anticipated when birth occurs before 36 weeks, or if there has been ..
  89. ncbi Educational challenges in neonatal nursing practice and advanced practice
    Linda F Samson
    College of Health and Human Services, Governors State University, University Park, IL, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:206-9. 2011
    ..This article explores the issues that have emerged with an emphasis on the advanced practice roles in neonatal nursing. Licensure, certification, and scope of practice are addressed.
  90. ncbi Emergency Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). Avoiding the pitfalls
    D Lynn Glass
    Self Insurance Program, Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Center, University of Florida, PO Box 103578, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 18:103-14; quiz 115-6. 2004
    ..is defined as an unstable medical condition and, as such, EMTALA is applicable to the area of perinatal and neonatal nursing. The purpose of this article is to provide a basic overview of EMTALA, its mandates and definition of key ..
  91. ncbi Wise women: mentoring as relational learning in perinatal nursing practice
    Annette Ryan
    Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia, Halifax Professional Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 19:183-91. 2010
    ..The theme, relational learning, highlights how perinatal nurses engage with each other and engage with birthing women on a journey of learning in perinatal nursing practice...
  92. ncbi Genetics in perinatal nursing: clinical applications and policy considerations
    Judith A Lewis
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0567, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:188-92. 2002
    ..Women who will be 35 at the time of their infant's birth and women who have family histories of genetic disorders should be offered appropriate screening tests...
  93. ncbi Embodied trust within the perinatal nursing relationship
    Lisa S Goldberg
    School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, 5869 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3J5
    Midwifery 24:74-82. 2008
    ..to explore an experiential understanding of the relationships that perinatal nurses fostered with birthing women within their clinical practices...
  94. ncbi Perspectives on neonatal nursing: 1985-2005
    Linda F Samson
    College of Health Professions, Governors State University, University Park, Ill, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:19-26; quiz 27-8. 2006
    b>Neonatal nursing practice has been influenced by a number of external forces over the past 20 years...
  95. ncbi A critical evaluation of the past 25 years of perinatal nursing practice: opportunities for improvement
    K R Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 25:300-4. 2000
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of perinatal nursing practice at the beginning of the new century are chronicled, and suggestions for improvements are made...
  96. ncbi Chicagoland remembers
    Phyllis Lawlor-Klean
    Advocate Christ Medical Center, 4440 West 95th Street, Room, 272 A, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
    Neonatal Netw 21:61-4. 2002
    ..oral history was obtained by asking each the same three questions: What has changed in the past 20 years in neonatal nursing? What are your fondest memories of neonatal nursing in the past 20 years? What drives your "passion for ..
  97. ncbi Malpractice and the neonatal intensive-care nurse
    M Terese Verklan
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:116-23. 2004
    ..When a neonate is injured during the perinatal period, a frequent response is to look for someone to blame. Neonatal nursing is considered a specialty area, requiring specialized knowledge and training...
  98. ncbi Impact on neonatal nursing globally: exemplars of how US neonatal/perinatal nurses can get involved
    Carole Kenner
    Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:119-22. 2011
    ..But how does one get involved? This article describes the global needs with exemplars from Japan and Russia illustrating how nurses work globally...
  99. ncbi Feminist and queer phenomenology: a framework for perinatal nursing practice, research, and education for advancing lesbian health
    Lisa Goldberg
    School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 30:536-49. 2009
    ..A feminist and queer phenomenological framework offers an approach for perinatal nurses to advance lesbian health and, in particular, lesbian couples' experiences of birthing, in the context of nursing practice, research, and education...
  100. ncbi Modifying labor routines for the woman with cardiac disease
    Patricia M Witcher
    Northside Hospital, 1000 Johnson Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:303-10. 2006
    ..This article provides a comprehensive review of typical intrapartum routines that require modification and discusses strategies for adapting labor management for the woman with cardiac disease...
  101. ncbi Assessment of the infant with a peripheral intravenous device
    Janet Pettit
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Doctors Medical Center, Modesto, CA 95350, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 3:230-40. 2003
    Inserting, monitoring, and maintaining peripheral venous access is an integral component of neonatal nursing care...

Research Grants32

  1. Interactions between Mothers and their Premature American Indian Infants
    JADA L BROOKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to increase my knowledge and skills as a nursing researcher on issues related to maternal-child health and neonatal nursing through formal coursework, lectures, seminars, ethics training, and guided mentorship...
  2. Revealing the role of the cervico-vaginal microbiome in spontaneous preterm birth
    Michal A Elovitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, we will comprehensively assess if behavioral, social and/or environmental factors modify the CV microbiota and/or its association with PTB. ..
  3. HEART RATE DURING TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFE
    M Verklan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It is anticipated that the use of this advanced technology will strengthen clinical practice due to an enhanced ability to better evaluate neurophysiologic indicators of stability of both the healthy and compromised fetus and neonate. ..
  4. Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature Infants
    Karen Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..
  5. Enhancing Infant Emotion Regulation: Two Holding Methods
    Madalynn Neu; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  6. Stopping URIs and FLU in the Family: the Stuffy Trial
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  7. Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Neighborhoods and the Health of Elderly Americans
    Jeannette Rogowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Neighborhood characteristics, derived from the work of the Center's data core, will be merged with the individual level data at the census tract level...
  9. Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Mothers
    Linda Beeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By helping these mothers better utilize Early Head Start resources, the positive benefits of the intervention can be maintained and thus result in lasting benefit for the child as well as the mother. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Feeding of the ELBW and VLBW Preterm Infants After Hospital Discharge
    ALICE HILL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Nursing Support: Better Infant Outcomes in Violent Homes
    Linda Bullock; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results of the proposed study will provide evidence regarding the effectiveness of a nursing intervention that targets vulnerable mothers and improves their infants' social, emotional, and cognitive well-being. ..
  12. TRANSITION TO NIPPLE FEEDING FOR PRETERM INFANTS
    Gail McCain; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Parental reports about their infants' feeding problems at 3 months post hospital discharge will be content analyzed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in Neonates
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  14. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
    Ruey Kang Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The principal investigator will take advanced courses to enhance knowledge and skills needed for patient-oriented research and work with the mentors to conduct the proposed project during the award period. ..
  15. MEASURING THE QUALITY OF CARE FOR HIGH RISK INFANTS
    Jeannette Rogowski; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and Costs
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. NURSING INTERVENTIONS USED IN FEEDING PRETERM INFANTS
    ALICE HILL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If proven to be effective strategies, these techniques could potentially shorten the length of hospital stay for the preterm infant resulting in cost-saving benefits for the hospital. ..
  18. Nursing Smoking Cessation Intervention During Pregnancy
    Linda Bullock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A fixed-effects repeated measure ANOVA will be used to determine significant group differences in reduction in smoking and survival analysis will detect if there are significant group differences in time to relapse. ..
  19. HOME HYGIENE INTERVENTION
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
  20. EVIDENCE-BASED SELECTIVE REFERRAL IN VLBW INFANTS
    Jeannette Rogowski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..VON contains 40% of the NICUs in the US and half of all VLBW births in the US each year. Of all states, California has the largest number of total births and VLBW infants born in the country each year. ..
  21. Growth Outcomes in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia at 36 Weeks Postconceptional Age
    Deborah Steward; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, nutritional intervention may also decrease the severity of BPD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Telemedical Diagnosis of Retinopathy of Prematurity
    Michael Chiang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Columbia University has a strong existing framework in medical information systems, telemedicine, and public health, which will be leveraged to complete this training and research program successfully. ..
  23. Help Seeking for Depression by Primary Care Patients
    ANASHUA ELWY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Determining the factors associated with patients' decisions to seek help for depression from PCPs is a first step in helping patients to take action to improve their mental health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Temperature & Vasomotor Tone During the First 5 Days in Preterms Less than 1000g
    ROBIN BRITT KNOBEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Preterm Infants: Light Effects on Health and Development
    Debra Brandon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..