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Dr. Charleta Guillory: All my life I wanted to help others

Dr. Charletta Guillory is the director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Public Health Program at Texas Children's Hospital and an associate professor of Newborns/Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Getting into Medicine came naturally for her since she was ...

Source: Click2Houston
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Who’s counting? Assessing the effects of a simulation-based training intervention on the accuracy of neonatal heart rate auscultation

To determine if simulation-based medical education could improve pediatric residents’ ability to accurately assess neonatal heart rate via auscultation. Primary outcomes included heart rate accuracy and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) group accuracy ...

Source: Nature
Published: 15 Feb 2019

New pediatric unit to open at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital

The lobby will open in spring 2019. Expansion of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and development of surgical, child-life and community health services for children also are planned.

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Hillside Health Center expands pediatric care in Ukiah

Hillside Health Center is proud to welcome pediatric nurse practitioner Kaitlyn Geib. After working as a nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for several years, Geib decided to go back to school so she could watch her patients grow up.

Source: Ukiah Daily Journal
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Parental leave is critical in dealing with pediatric cancer | Opinion

The hospital’s adult ultrasound was insufficient to provide more information about our tiny newborn, so he was transferred to Children’s National Medical Center to receive a pediatric CT scan in their level IV neonatal intensive care unit. At CNMC we ...

Source: The Express-Times
Published: 11 Feb 2019

LVHN opens expanded pediatric inpatient unit at its children's hospital

Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital opened its expanded pediatric inpatient wing Thursday. The opening of the 24,000 square-foot facility is part of a broader plan to grow services at the children’s hospital, including expanding its neonatal ...

Source: The Morning Call
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Mohnton couple build, name pediatric ER (VIDEO)

The Radwanskis also had two biological children: a daughter who was born a blue baby and had to spend time in Reading Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit ... Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine, the pediatric unit features 16 treatment bays.

Source: Reading Eagle
Published: 06 Feb 2019

DHMC’s recovery-friendly pediatrics program supports parents struggling with addiction

The need for a “recovery-friendly pediatrics” program has grown in recent years, as more babies have been born addicted to opioids and suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome and more children have been placed in foster care, Chapman said.

Source: Valley News
Published: 10 Feb 2019

Dads Of Babies In Neonatal Care Are Signing Themselves Off Sick To Visit Them

More than a third of dads resort to being signed off sick to be able to spend time with a child that is receiving specialist neonatal care, a survey has found. The research by the premature and sick babies charity, Bliss, found 66% of dads had to return to ...

Source: Huffington Post UK
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Oral suspension sulfonylurea safe, effective in children with neonatal diabetes

suspension. “The glibenclamide oral suspension, which is the first antidiabetic drug specifically developed for pediatric patients, is acceptable, effective and safe in patients diagnosed with [neonatal diabetes] and their family,” the researchers wrote.

Source: Healio
Published: 02 Feb 2019

Buprenorphine May Be an Optimal Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Buprenorphine appears to be the optimal pharmacological treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), according to a network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) published in JAMA Pediatrics. To identify the most effective treatment for ...

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 22 Jan 2019

Study evaluates glibenclamide oral suspension in neonatal diabetes

French researchers found that children with neonatal diabetes who were given glibenclamide ... or hyperglycemia after four months than at baseline. The findings in Pediatric Diabetes also showed that the oral suspension therapy was preferred by younger ...

Source: SmartBrief
Published: 04 Feb 2019

Pediatrics and Neonatology

Featuring an instant-access and find-it-now presentation, Texas Children’s Hospital Handbook of Pediatrics and Neonatology is an essential pocket manual for anyone who treats children. Authored and reviewed by more than 125 residents, fellows, and ...

Source: AppAdvice
Published: 09 Jul 2018

What Is the Difference Between CRNP Pediatric & CRNP Neonatology?

A certified registered nurse practitioner, or CRNP, is an advanced practice nurse who performs the functions of a physician. CRNPs make medical diagnoses, order laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging studies and prescribe medications. CRNPs often choose ...

Source: work.chron.com
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Pediatric Neonatology

Having a baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is an emotional rollercoaster for any parent. But having a team of pediatric neonatology specialists who provide cutting-edge technology with sensitive, healing hands can help a parent get through ...

Source: UUHC Health Feed
Published: 30 Mar 2018

Alternative treatment approach for neonatal abstinence syndrome may shorten hospital stay

An abstract of the study, “A Novel Approach to Evaluating and Treating Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS),” will be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2017 Meeting in San Francisco on Sunday, May 7. An estimated 95% of U.S ...

Source: Pediatrics
Published: 04 May 2017

Quality Metrics in Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Transport: A National Delphi Project*

Objectives: The transport of neonatal and pediatric patients to tertiary care facilities for specialized care demands monitoring the quality of care delivered during transport and its impact on patient outcomes. In 2011, pediatric transport teams in Ohio ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 04 Oct 2017

Wired News – MEDNAX Acquires California-Based Neonatology Practice

Western Newborn Specialists, established in 1997, employed six full time neonatologists and provided neonatal, delivery, newborn nursery, pediatric, and consultative services. The acquisition added to the services MEDNAX provided in Utah across multiple ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Jan 2018

Neonatal Herpes Simplex Infections

Are you sure your patient has neonatal herpes infection ... Treatment of SEM disease can be carried out on a regular pediatric inpatient service. We do not recommend completing intravenous treatment at home. The duration of therapy should be 21 days ...

Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 21 Dec 2016

LVHN unveils new pediatric unit at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital

It’s expected to open in the spring of 2019. Expansion of the neonatal intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit, and development of surgical, child-life and community health services for children also are planned.

Source: Lehigh Valley Business
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Rankings & Ratings

A hospital's pediatric Neonatology score is based on various measures of clinical care. Eighty-five percent of each hospital's score comes from data collected through a detailed U.S. News clinical survey of children's hospitals, such as 30-day readmissions ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 02 Jan 2018

Orillia has a new pediatrics and neonatal intensive care unit

Orillia’s new pediatrics and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is ready for patients. A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday to celebrate the completion of $2.7 million in renovations to the NICU at Orillia’s Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. “This is ...

Source: CTV News Barrie
Published: 22 Feb 2017

The Body Fluids in Pediatrics. Medical, Surgical, and Neonatal Disorders of Acid-Base Status, Hydration, and Oxygenation.

This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access. A new, major monograph by 24 authorities. The first eight chapters survey the normal and abnormal physiologic functions that must be understood for interpretation and treatment of problems ...

Source: Annals.org
Published: 08 Nov 2017

Work begins on $15.8M parking garage for children’s hospital

The contractor, based in Birmingham, Alabama, is also building the seven-story, 360,000 square-foot pediatrics tower. That will include 88 private neonatal intensive care rooms, additional space ...

Source: Mississippi Business Journal
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Wolfson Children's new tower to help meet growing need for life-saving care

She's been at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU ... It will expand the number of NICU and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds, which Wolfson Children's President Michael Aubin said is a growing need as they serve families from Georgia and ...

Source: News4Jax
Published: 18 Feb 2019