- Nurses: Taking Precautionary Action on a Pediatric Environmental Exposure: DEHP. Hall, Anna Gilmore // Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p91
Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, or DEHP, is a chemical used to soften rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic. Medical devices made of flexible PVC, such as intravenous (IV) bags and tubing, contain DEHP to make them pliable and soft. Animal studies show that exposure to DEHP can damage the liver,...
- Current practices in neonatal intensive care in the United Kingdom. Day, C.; Primhak, R.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/7/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6900, p362
Evaluates the practices in neonatal intensive care in Great Britain. Variations in the clinical practice of neonatal intensive care; Use of invasive treatment for optimal medical care; Administration of aggressive resuscitation policies.
- Neonatal Intensive Care Units. BRUNELL, LESLIE D. // FacilityCare;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p19
The article provides an answer to a question regarding the design of neonatal intensive care units in healthcare facilities.
- Personal View. Harkness, Catherine // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/4/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6283, p53
Relates the experience of the author in handling neonatal intensive care in India. Experience with the delivery of a Santal mother; Statistics of perinatal mortality; Concerns over the future of children.
- The Neonatal Respiratory Pump: A Developmental Challenge with Physiologic Limitations. Greenspan, Jay S.; Miller, Thomas L.; Shaffer, Thomas H. // Neonatal Network;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p15
Newborn lungs are particularly susceptible to pathophysiology. Respiratory distress commonly brings infants to the intensive care nursery. Premature birth compromises the infant's ability to respond to early lung dysfunction because of the reduced functional reserve available at younger...
- Shortfall of equipment for neonatal intensive care and the introduction of budget holding contracts. Fenton, Alan C.; Field, David J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/28/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6745, p201
Examines the cost of neonatal intensive care equipments in Great Britain. Introduction of budget holding contracts for perinatal services by the British Association of Pediatric Association and Perinatal Pediatrics; Impact of proposal on the guidelines for the selection of equipments;...
- What James Franco's Severed Arm Taught Me. WILSON, STACEY // Hollywood Reporter;3/4/2011, Vol. 417 Issue 8, p21
The article reports that special effects artist Tony Gardner's handiwork kit for the film "127 Hours" is being used by intensive care doctors as neonatal training aids.
- The good news-bad news about premature birth. // Medical Update;Apr95, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p3
Reports on the proper medical care for premature infants. Advances made in the care for premature infants; Recommendation for specialized care in newborn intensive care units; Risks faced by premature infants when they reach school age.
- Pumps for Peanuts: Leveling the Field in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Philipp, Barbara L; Brown, Elizabeth; Merewood, Anne // Journal of Perinatology;Jun2000, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p249
Focuses on the program initiated within Department of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center related to the development of neonatal intensive care unit in the U.S. Objectives of the program; Benefits of breastfeeding; Limitations of the electric breast pumps.