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Tag: Neonatal

A neonatal intensive care unit, also known as an intensive care nursery, is an intensive care unit specialising in the care of ill or premature newborn infants. Neonatal refers to the first 28 days of life.

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Essay on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Nursing Assignments

This assignment is based on my experience of caring for an infant with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in a Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU). NAS is a set of signs and symptoms experienced by certain infants after a sudden withdrawal of passively transferred intrauterine opioids or other psychoactive substances used by mother during pregnancy...

Last modified: 10th Jun 2021

Essay on Neonatal Tetanus

Nursing Essays

This essay is an attempt to discuss the cause and risk factors, solutions and recommendations for neonatal tetanus....

Last modified: 9th Apr 2021

Increasing Paternal Bonding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Nursing Literature Reviews

Research on the topic of paternal bonding in the NICU was found through the use of databases such as PudMed, Google Scholar, and OVID. After researching the topic, recommendations and interventions to fix the problem were found....

Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

The Cause and Effects of Premature Birth

Nursing Essays

Nearly 22,000 neonatal mortalities are reported each year, with preterm birth being the leading cause (Kochanek 14)...

Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Preterm Premature Rupture of Membrane

Nursing Essays

Preterm premature rupture of membranes s the rupture of the fetal placenta before the commencement of labor....

Last modified: 17th Nov 2020

Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality Rates in Mexico with Traditional Birth Attendants

Nursing Essays

Reducing maternal and neonatal mortality rates was part of the Millenium Development Goals with unequal results in different countries, and it remains as an objective of the Sustainable Development Goals ...

Last modified: 29th Oct 2020

Maternal Characteristics Associated with Social Support in At-Risk Mothers of Premature Infants: A Research Critique

Nursing Literature Reviews

 Support is an important factor in managing a lifestyle change or event. For new mothers, support can be as invaluable resource as they transition into their new role of parent to the newborn....

Last modified: 5th Oct 2020

Neonatal Hypothermia and Neonatal Sepsis: Nursing Case Study

Reflective Essays

Introduction Nursing profession is one of the most rewarded profession, and nursing neonates is highly challenging. Neonates are a specialised cohort of patients requiring an individualised approach i...

Last modified: 18th May 2020

Clinical Decision Making Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Nursing has a history of late pre-term (LP) infants being admitted to post-natal, only to end up being transferred to neonatal within the first 48hours of life for feed related conditions such as hypo...

Last modified: 5th May 2020

Psychological Care of a Patient | Neonatal Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

Kathleen Gaule Nicolls indicates that the psychological skills should be routine provision. Discuss this statement using a case study from clinical practice. Discuss the relevance of psychology and...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ganglioneuroblastoma During Pregnancy – Case Report

Nursing Case Studies

Rare case of ganglioneuroblastoma during pregnancy – case report Abstract Ganglioneuroblastoma is a very rare tumor, especially in pregnancy. So far the association between this tumor and pregnancy...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Neonatal Palliative Care In Action

Nursing Essays

This theoretically focused paper aims to move beyond the rhetoric of espousing the importance and timeliness of a model of palliative care for the neonatal population, to explore how what is known alr...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Decision Making in End of Life of Newborn Care

Nursing Essays

Shared decision making at the end of life of newborn care Introduction: Neonatal intensive care for extremely low birth weight infant is expensive and most of the time there is disagreement between t...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Decision Making with a Neonatal Ethical Dilemma

Nursing Essays

Natalia Perdomo   Introduction Ethical dilemmas have been at the forefront in the healthcare industry. Nurses are constantly faced with situations in which difficult decisions must be made. It is ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Evaluation of the Advanced Neonatal Nursing Practice Role and Impact on Care

Nursing Essays

Assignment title: Critical Evaluation of the ANNP role and its impact upon present and future care provision within local neonatal service delivery This critical evaluation focuses on th...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Nursing Essays

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome  Background of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome As the drug addiction epidemic is on the rise in the United States so is incidence of Neonatal Abs...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effect of Endometriosis on Obstetrical and Neonatal Outcomes

Nursing Essays

Endometriosis In this essay I will be exploring endometriosis and looking at if endometriosis affects obstetrical and neonatal outcomes. I chose to explore this topic as I didn’t hav...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Aspects of jaundice in neonatal babies

Nursing Essays

This essay will explore the pathophysiology, management and psychosocial aspects of jaundice in the paediatric patient, specifically in neonatal babies. Information has been gathered through the use o...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

What Is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Health Essay

Nursing Essays

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is a term used to define a group of problems a newborn will exhibit due to exposure for drugs like opiates, narcotics or anti-depressant during pregnancy. As almost every ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Newborn Care Under Infant Warmer Health Essay

Nursing Essays

Thermoregulation is the ability to balance between heat production and heat loss in order to maintain body temperature within a certain normal range. The provision of a thermo neutral environment is a...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effect of Nutritional Deficiencies Occurring During Pregnancy

Nursing Essays

The type of nutrition that a mother gets during pregnancy, both qualitatively and quantitatively, can be the deciding factor in a child’s well-being. A study1 showed that there was a small (70 g...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Hypoglycaemia in a Term Infant Form Diabetic Mother

Nursing Essays

Hypoglycaemia in a term infant form diabetic mother ASSIGNMENT TITLE: Critically analyse the care provided to an infant from a diabetic mother and family The following assignment will discuss the c...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Interleukin-6 Levels in Early Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis

Nursing Essays

Study of Interleukin-6 Levels in Early Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis Dr. Sonawane Vijay B., Dr. Mehkarkar Nitin S., Dr. Jadhav Pradnya B., Dr. Gaikwad Sonali U., Dr. Kadam Nitin N. Department of Pedia...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Breastfeeding: Advantages and Disadvantages

Nursing Essays

  This essay is potentially vast in its scope as the advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding can vary enormously depending on which authority one chooses to consult. (1) We shall therefore tak...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020