Intensive Care Units, Neonatal: Hospital units providing continuing surveillance and care to acutely ill newborn infants.Intensive Care, Neonatal: Continuous care and monitoring of newborn infants with life-threatening conditions, in any setting.Intensive Care Units: Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Intensive Care: Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.Infant, Premature: A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.Neonatology: A subspecialty of Pediatrics concerned with the newborn infant.Infant, Premature, DiseasesNeonatal Nursing: The nursing specialty that deals with the care of newborn infants during the first four weeks after birth.Intensive Care Units, Pediatric: Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.Infant, Newborn, Diseases: Diseases of newborn infants present at birth (congenital) or developing within the first month of birth. It does not include hereditary diseases not manifesting at birth or within the first 30 days of life nor does it include inborn errors of metabolism. Both HEREDITARY DISEASES and METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS are available as general concepts.Infant, Very Low Birth Weight: An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1500 grams (3.3 lbs), regardless of gestational age.Cross Infection: Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.Gestational Age: The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.Incubators, Infant: Electrically powered devices that are intended to assist in the maintenance of the thermal balance of infants, principally by controlling the air temperature and humidity in an enclosure. (from UMDNS, 1999)Infant Care: Care of infants in the home or institution.Infant, Low Birth Weight: An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.Visitors to Patients: Patients' guests and rules for visiting.Nurseries, Hospital: Hospital facilities which provide care for newborn infants.Kangaroo-Mother Care Method: A method of continuously holding a partially wrapped baby to the chest, involving skin-to-skin contact. Originally it was a method of caring for LOW-BIRTH-WEIGHT INFANT in developing countries and is now more widespread in developed nations. Aside from encouraging breast feeding, the extra sleep that the infant gets assists in regulating body temperature, helps the baby conserve energy, and redirects calorie expenditures toward growth and weight gain.Respiration, Artificial: Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).Birth Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Infant Mortality: Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.Apgar Score: A method, developed by Dr. Virginia Apgar, to evaluate a newborn's adjustment to extrauterine life. Five items - heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, reflex irritability, and color - are evaluated 60 seconds after birth and again five minutes later on a scale from 0-2, 0 being the lowest, 2 being normal. The five numbers are added for the Apgar score. A score of 0-3 represents severe distress, 4-7 indicates moderate distress, and a score of 7-10 predicts an absence of difficulty in adjusting to extrauterine life.Critical Care: Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.Sepsis: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.Infant Behavior: Any observable response or action of a neonate or infant up through the age of 23 months.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn: A condition of the newborn marked by DYSPNEA with CYANOSIS, heralded by such prodromal signs as dilatation of the alae nasi, expiratory grunt, and retraction of the suprasternal notch or costal margins, mostly frequently occurring in premature infants, children of diabetic mothers, and infants delivered by cesarean section, and sometimes with no apparent predisposing cause.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Serratia Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus SERRATIA.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.Hospital Bed Capacity: The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.Critical Illness: A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.Hand Disinfection: The act of cleansing the hands with water or other liquid, with or without the inclusion of soap or other detergent, for the purpose of destroying infectious microorganisms.Retinopathy of Prematurity: A bilateral retinopathy occurring in premature infants treated with excessively high concentrations of oxygen, characterized by vascular dilatation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment, with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass that can be seen as a dense retrolental membrane. Usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia, and blindness may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Infection Control: Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.Coagulase: Enzymes that cause coagulation in plasma by forming a complex with human PROTHROMBIN. Coagulases are produced by certain STAPHYLOCOCCUS and YERSINIA PESTIS. Staphylococci produce two types of coagulase: Staphylocoagulase, a free coagulase that produces true clotting of plasma, and Staphylococcal clumping factor, a bound coagulase in the cell wall that induces clumping of cells in the presence of fibrinogen.Family Nursing: The provision of care involving the nursing process, to families and family members in health and illness situations. From Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice. 6th ed.Pregnancy Outcome: Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.Delivery, Obstetric: Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.Patient Transfer: Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.Euthanasia, Passive: Failing to prevent death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy by the withdrawal or withholding of life-prolonging treatment.Health Facility Environment: Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.Clinical Nursing Research: Research carried out by nurses in the clinical setting and designed to provide information that will help improve patient care. Other professional staff may also participate in the research.Enterocolitis, Necrotizing: ENTEROCOLITIS with extensive ulceration (ULCER) and NECROSIS. It is observed primarily in LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANT.Bacteremia: The presence of viable bacteria circulating in the blood. Fever, chills, tachycardia, and tachypnea are common acute manifestations of bacteremia. The majority of cases are seen in already hospitalized patients, most of whom have underlying diseases or procedures which render their bloodstreams susceptible to invasion.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Bed Occupancy: A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Equipment and Supplies, Hospital: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.Infant, Extremely Low Birth Weight: An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1000 grams (2.2 lbs), regardless of GESTATIONAL AGE.Australian Capital Territory: A territory of Australia consisting of Canberra, the national capital and surrounding land. It lies geographically within NEW SOUTH WALES and was established by law in 1988.Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections: Infections caused by bacteria that show up as pink (negative) when treated by the gram-staining method.Perinatal Care: The care of women and a fetus or newborn given before, during, and after delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the 7th day after delivery.Plasticizers: Materials incorporated mechanically in plastics (usually PVC) to increase flexibility, workability or distensibility; due to the non-chemical inclusion, plasticizers leach out from the plastic and are found in body fluids and the general environment.Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: A chronic lung disease developed after OXYGEN INHALATION THERAPY or mechanical ventilation (VENTILATION, MECHANICAL) usually occurring in certain premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE) or newborn infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN). Histologically, it is characterized by the unusual abnormalities of the bronchioles, such as METAPLASIA, decrease in alveolar number, and formation of CYSTS.Infant, Extremely Premature: A human infant born before 28 weeks of GESTATION.Staphylococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Withholding Treatment: Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.Parenteral Nutrition: The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).Premature Birth: CHILDBIRTH before 37 weeks of PREGNANCY (259 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period, or 245 days after FERTILIZATION).Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Anti-Bacterial Agents: Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.Milk Banks: Centers for acquiring, storing, and distributing human milk.Asphyxia Neonatorum: Respiratory failure in the newborn. (Dorland, 27th ed)Staphylococcus: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.Oxygen Inhalation Therapy: Inhalation of oxygen aimed at restoring toward normal any pathophysiologic alterations of gas exchange in the cardiopulmonary system, as by the use of a respirator, nasal catheter, tent, chamber, or mask. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)Cesarean Section: Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Enterobacteriaceae Infections: Infections with bacteria of the family ENTEROBACTERIACEAE.Candidiasis: Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)Patient Admission: The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.Nursing Care: Care given to patients by nursing service personnel.Monitoring, Physiologic: The continuous measurement of physiological processes, blood pressure, heart rate, renal output, reflexes, respiration, etc., in a patient or experimental animal; includes pharmacologic monitoring, the measurement of administered drugs or their metabolites in the blood, tissues, or urine.Neonatal Screening: The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.Enterobacter cloacae: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in water, sewage, soil, meat, hospital environments, and on the skin and in the intestinal tract of man and animals as a commensal.Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field: Gel electrophoresis in which the direction of the electric field is changed periodically. This technique is similar to other electrophoretic methods normally used to separate double-stranded DNA molecules ranging in size up to tens of thousands of base-pairs. However, by alternating the electric field direction one is able to separate DNA molecules up to several million base-pairs in length.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Developmental Disabilities: Disorders in which there is a delay in development based on that expected for a given age level or stage of development. These impairments or disabilities originate before age 18, may be expected to continue indefinitely, and constitute a substantial impairment. Biological and nonbiological factors are involved in these disorders. (From American Psychiatric Glossary, 6th ed)Ventilators, Mechanical: Mechanical devices used to produce or assist pulmonary ventilation.Term Birth: CHILDBIRTH at the end of a normal duration of PREGNANCY, between 37 to 40 weeks of gestation or about 280 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period.Hospital Units: Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.Hospital Mortality: A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.Milk, HumanPersonnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Catheterization, Central Venous: Placement of an intravenous CATHETER in the subclavian, jugular, or other central vein.Delivery Rooms: Hospital units equipped for childbirth.Transportation of Patients: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.Fungemia: The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.Child Development: The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of an individual from birth up to but not including ADOLESCENCE.Hearing Loss, Central: Hearing loss due to disease of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS (in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM) which originate in the COCHLEAR NUCLEI of the PONS and then ascend bilaterally to the MIDBRAIN, the THALAMUS, and then the AUDITORY CORTEX in the TEMPORAL LOBE. Bilateral lesions of the auditory pathways are usually required to cause central hearing loss. Cortical deafness refers to loss of hearing due to bilateral auditory cortex lesions. Unilateral BRAIN STEM lesions involving the cochlear nuclei may result in unilateral hearing loss.Pregnancy, High-Risk: Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from health professional or health care worker to patients. It includes transmission via direct or indirect exposure to bacterial, fungal, parasitic, or viral agents.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Hospitals, Maternity: Special hospitals which provide care to women during pregnancy and parturition.Sucking Behavior: Any suction exerted by the mouth; response of the mammalian infant to draw milk from the breast. Includes sucking on inanimate objects. Not to be used for thumb sucking, which is indexed under fingersucking.Klebsiella Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus KLEBSIELLA.Infant Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of infants.Equipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Birth Injuries: Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by the infant during labor or delivery.Medical Staff, Hospital: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.Microbial Sensitivity Tests: Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).Gram-Negative Bacteria: Bacteria which lose crystal violet stain but are stained pink when treated by Gram's method.Cardiotocography: Monitoring of FETAL HEART frequency before birth in order to assess impending prematurity in relation to the pattern or intensity of antepartum UTERINE CONTRACTION.Ethics, Clinical: The identification, analysis, and resolution of moral problems that arise in the care of patients. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Intestinal Atresia: Congenital obliteration of the lumen of the intestine, with the ILEUM involved in 50% of the cases and the JEJUNUM and DUODENUM following in frequency. It is the most frequent cause of INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION in NEWBORNS. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Candidemia: A form of invasive candidiasis where species of CANDIDA are present in the blood.Candidiasis, Invasive: An important nosocomial fungal infection with species of the genus CANDIDA, most frequently CANDIDA ALBICANS. Invasive candidiasis occurs when candidiasis goes beyond a superficial infection and manifests as CANDIDEMIA, deep tissue infection, or disseminated disease with deep organ involvement.Intubation, Intratracheal: A procedure involving placement of a tube into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to provide a patient with oxygen and anesthesia.Mother-Child Relations: Interaction between a mother and child.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Pregnancy Complications: Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.Klebsiella pneumoniae: Gram-negative, non-motile, capsulated, gas-producing rods found widely in nature and associated with urinary and respiratory infections in humans.Patient Isolation: The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.ItalyProfessional-Family Relations: The interactions between the professional person and the family.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Prenatal Care: Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.Respiratory Insufficiency: Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of children from birth to 2 years of age.Fetal Distress: A nonreassuring fetal status (NRFS) indicating that the FETUS is compromised (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1988). It can be identified by sub-optimal values in FETAL HEART RATE; oxygenation of FETAL BLOOD; and other parameters.Obstetric Labor, Premature: Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).APACHE: An acronym for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a scoring system using routinely collected data and providing an accurate, objective description for a broad range of intensive care unit admissions, measuring severity of illness in critically ill patients.Labor, Induced: Artificially induced UTERINE CONTRACTION. Generally, LABOR, OBSTETRIC is induced with the intent to cause delivery of the fetus and termination of pregnancy.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials: The escape of diagnostic or therapeutic material from the vessel into which it is introduced into the surrounding tissue or body cavity.Bacterial Typing Techniques: Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.Umbilicus: The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.Infant, Postmature: An infant born at or after 42 weeks of gestation.Nursing Assessment: Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.Enteral Nutrition: Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.Serratia marcescens: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found in soil, water, food, and clinical specimens. It is a prominent opportunistic pathogen for hospitalized patients.Clinical Protocols: Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.DNA Fingerprinting: A technique for identifying individuals of a species that is based on the uniqueness of their DNA sequence. Uniqueness is determined by identifying which combination of allelic variations occur in the individual at a statistically relevant number of different loci. In forensic studies, RESTRICTION FRAGMENT LENGTH POLYMORPHISM of multiple, highly polymorphic VNTR LOCI or MICROSATELLITE REPEAT loci are analyzed. The number of loci used for the profile depends on the ALLELE FREQUENCY in the population.Drug Therapy, Computer-Assisted: Adjunctive computer programs in providing drug treatment to patients.EnglandTwins: Two individuals derived from two FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother. Twins are either monozygotic (TWINS, MONOZYGOTIC) or dizygotic (TWINS, DIZYGOTIC).United StatesAcinetobacter Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus ACINETOBACTER.Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial: The ability of bacteria to resist or to become tolerant to several structurally and functionally distinct drugs simultaneously. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Bacterial Infections: Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.Coronary Care Units: The hospital unit in which patients with acute cardiac disorders receive intensive care.TurkeyEquipment Contamination: The presence of an infectious agent on instruments, prostheses, or other inanimate articles.Catheter-Related Infections: Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.Personnel, Hospital: The individuals employed by the hospital.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Molecular Epidemiology: The application of molecular biology to the answering of epidemiological questions. The examination of patterns of changes in DNA to implicate particular carcinogens and the use of molecular markers to predict which individuals are at highest risk for a disease are common examples.Fetal Viability: The potential of the FETUS to survive outside the UTERUS after birth, natural or induced. Fetal viability depends largely on the FETAL ORGAN MATURITY, and environmental conditions.Suction: The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure.Medication Errors: Errors in prescribing, dispensing, or administering medication with the result that the patient fails to receive the correct drug or the indicated proper drug dosage.Catheterization, Peripheral: Insertion of a catheter into a peripheral artery, vein, or airway for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.Regional Medical Programs: Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Jaundice, Neonatal: Yellow discoloration of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA in the NEWBORN. It is a sign of NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA. Most cases are transient self-limiting (PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATAL JAUNDICE) occurring in the first week of life, but some can be a sign of pathological disorders, particularly LIVER DISEASES.Pregnancy, Multiple: The condition of carrying two or more FETUSES simultaneously.Carrier State: The condition of harboring an infective organism without manifesting symptoms of infection. The organism must be readily transmissible to another susceptible host.Fetal Growth Retardation: The failure of a FETUS to attain its expected FETAL GROWTH at any GESTATIONAL AGE.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
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Gluck designed the modern neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); developed protocols which reduced spread of serious bacterial ... Louis Gluck; Pioneered Neonatal, Perinatal Care". Los Angeles Times. 1997-12-03. "Neonatology: Overview & History". Stanford ... Fountain, Henry (1997-12-15). "Louis Gluck, 73, Pediatrician Who Advanced Neonatal Care". The New York Times. ... He received over 35 national and international awards for his work in the field of neonatology. He is a member of the Rutgers ...
The 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has eight full-time neonatologists during the day, at least two newborn specialists at ... The boy was hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for five months. He was one of the smallest premature births in ... The center is equipped to treat pediatric through geriatric burn patients with 12-bed intensive care unit, 18-bed burn step- ... down unit, and two hydrotherapy suites. Outpatient department provides specialized burn care for patients who do not require ...
"Evidence-based use of indomethacin and ibuprofen in the neonatal intensive care unit". Clinics in Perinatology. 39 (1): 111-36 ... Anonymous (1990). Cancer pain relief and palliative care; report of a WHO expert committee. World Health Organization Technical ... Prommer E (March 2007). "Levorphanol: the forgotten opioid". Supportive Care in Cancer. 15 (3): 259-64. doi:10.1007/s00520-006- ... Bannister, Kirsty (June 2015). "Opioid-induced hyperalgesia". Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care. 9 (2): 116-121 ...
"Evidence-based use of indomethacin and ibuprofen in the neonatal intensive care unit". Clinics in Perinatology. 39 (1): 111-36 ... Anonymous (1990). Cancer pain relief and palliative care; report of a WHO expert committee. World Health Organization Technical ... Prommer E (March 2007). "Levorphanol: the forgotten opioid". Supportive Care in Cancer. 15 (3): 259-64. doi:10.1007/s00520-006- ... Lugo RA, Satterfield KL, Kern SE (2005). "Pharmacokinetics of methadone". Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. 19 ...
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Outbreak of adenovirus type 30 in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Pediatr 2005;146(4):523-7. Wood DJ, David TJ, Chrystie IL, ... Hepatitis A outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit: risk factors for transmission and evidence of prolonged viral excretion ... Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004;169(11):1198-202. Scales D, et al. Illness in intensive-care staff after brief exposure to ... but the risk of transmission in ambulatory care and home care, has not been defined. Consistent use of Standard Precautions may ...
John Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) opened in 1970. St. John is also a regional referral center for high-risk ... John Providence is a member of the Roman Catholic Ascension Health Care System and operates the following hospitals: St. John ... The facility is able to serve 31 mothers, infants and families for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care. St. John ... "spiritually centered patient care experience". In 1910 the Providence Hospital opened in Detroit. The Sisters of St. Joseph ...
The hospital's neonatal intensive care unit has added a staff prayer to be said at shift change, a box where people can submit ... The Medical intensive care unit has 14 beds and treats a variety of critically ill patients. The Surgical intensive care unit ... Thomas - Midtown Hospital is also home to a level III neonatal intensive care unit. The Saint Thomas Health Services Cancer ... There are three main intensive care units at St Thomas Midtown Hospital. The Medical ICU, Neuro-Surgical ICU, and the CVICU. ...
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Specialized hospital services include: an interventional MRI; the only Level 4 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the state ... and the state's only Level 4 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) located in the Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants. The ... uses advanced remote technologies to provide services ranging from diabetes counseling to remote monitoring of intensive care ... UMMC provided care to African-American patients, but the patient-care facilities were segregated by race, according to local ...
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  • The Family Birth Center's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is designed to meet the special needs of premature or ill babies. (johnmuirhealth.com)
  • Whether your baby is born at one of Asante's Family Birth Centers or another hospital, the specialists at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are ready to provide lifesaving medical care in the event that something goes wrong. (asante.org)
  • On Thursday, UC-Irvine students and supporters raised more than $26,000 at a six-hour dance marathon to benefit the UC-Irvine Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. (californiahealthline.org)
  • Medical errors, neonatal unit, newborn infant. (scielo.br)
  • This includes "kangaroo care," or skin-to-skin contact with your infant, as well as breastfeeding when possible. (asante.org)
  • Fetal Concerns Center coordinates all the care a pregnant mother needs if she or her infant are at high risk or have a known problem. (chw.org)
  • In December 2017, the Louisiana Department of Health was notified of seven cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in a five-unit (units A-E), 84-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) that included 66 individual infant rooms. (cdc.gov)
  • A variety of medical professionals with special skills care for your infant (24 hours a day, seven days a week). (ochsner.org)
  • If you have a sick or premature infant, you want and need the absolute best care possible. (childrensnational.org)
  • Your baby may move bed spaces several times during his/her stay in the NICU in order to provide the best care possible for your infant as his/her needs change. (archildrens.org)
  • The preterm infant care is one of the most important, delegate and sensitive area in bio-medical field. (scribd.com)
  • An infant incubator provides stable level of intensive care unit. (scribd.com)
  • On your initial visit to the unit, the mother's identification and connection to the infant will be verified. (ziv.org.il)
  • The unit staff with accompany you during each stage of infant care - feeding, changing diapers, dressing and bathing - and if necessary, special instruction regarding any special treatment of your baby. (ziv.org.il)
  • In order to provide holistic treatments to our youngest patients, we make sure to include physical therapists (PT) and occupational therapists (OT) in our infant care team. (providence.org)
  • Our Kangaroo Chairs are specially designed recliners that support the natural skin-to-skin bonding experience known as "kangaroo care" between parents and their infant. (hendrickhealth.org)
  • The UNC REX Family Advisory Council, a dedicated team of volunteers who support other parents experiencing the challenges of having an infant that requires more than routine medical care, will also attend. (rexhealth.com)
  • This unit focuses on exploring the science of neonatology and examines the theoretical basis of pathophysiology, therapeutic intervention and evidence based practice fundamentals that are essential to understanding the complex and critically ill newborn infant and the growing premature infant. (edu.au)
  • Cox Communications' Kevin Monroe presents a $100,000 grant on behalf of the James M. Cox Foundation to support UF Health's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. (prnewswire.com)
  • AURORA, Colo. - August 30, 2016 - American Sentinel University, an accredited healthcare-focused online university , presented The Denver Health and Hospitals Foundation with a cash donation and over 650 donations of clothing onesies, caps, booties, etc. and blankets for Denver Health's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team. (americansentinel.edu)
  • Now offering virtual visits for all WakeMed Physician Practice primary care and specialties locations. (wakemed.org)
  • One of the state's busiest hospitals, Denver Health still manages to perform a vital balancing act: It provided more than $234 million in uncompensated care last year alone and ranks nationally in specialties like trauma, orthopedics, infectious disease, complications due to eating disorders and urology. (americansentinel.edu)
  • Upon arrival at Cook Children's NICU, your baby will be cared for by a team of neonatal medical and surgical experts, who are highly experienced in treating fragile babies with rare and complex conditions. (cookchildrens.org)
  • NICU care is designed for babies with various conditions, including extreme prematurity, respiratory distress syndrome, perinatal asphyxia, persistent pulmonary hypertension and sepsis. (baptisthealth.net)
  • The majority of these deaths occur in low income countries and almost 1 million of these deaths are attributable to infectious causes including neonatal sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia. (hindawi.com)
  • Sepsis is the commonest cause of neonatal mortality and is probably responsible for 30-50% of the total neonatal deaths each year in developing countries [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Parents are encouraged to hold their baby skin to skin (kangaroo care) to provide warmth, comfort and bonding. (providence.org)
  • Parents are welcome at all hours and are encouraged to take an active role in their child's care. (asante.org)
  • Our care team will work with you and your family to help you deal with your child's medical emergency. (uky.edu)
  • Investigation of an outbreak of influenza A in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with examination of risk factors for infection and outcomes. (nih.gov)
  • Differences among hospitals in terms of patient outcomes have attracted intense public and professional attention as indicators of differences in the quality of care provided in those hospitals. (cmaj.ca)
  • Through the generosity of several donors, the NICU offers two private rooms, which provide a resting space for two primary caregivers actively involved in the care of their newborn. (lifebridgehealth.org)
  • Please feel free to ask any questions about the care or health of your child, (though please note that specific health information can only be discussed with parents or identified guardians/caregivers). (tbrhsc.net)
  • A team of caregivers provides the latest scientific evidence on the best ways to care for our newborns. (sharp.com)
  • Furthermore, neonatal mortality for different African countries ranges from 68 per 1000 live births in Liberia to 11 per 1000 live births in South Africa [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • According to the current united nation estimate, the neonatal death reduced by 48% from the 1990 estimate to 28 per 1000 live births in 2013 while the reduction rate of under-five mortality rate was about 67% [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The16 EDHS reported that neonatal mortality rate is 29/1000 live birth, which has a reduction from the 2005 EDHS report of 39/1000 live births and 2011EDHS report of 37/1000 live birth. (hindawi.com)
  • The common causes of neonatal mortality in Ethiopia are infection, asphyxia, and preterm birth [ 7 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Staff have been particularly grateful for the support and cooperation from parents as they work in partnership with them to care for tiny babies during these challenging times. (hse.ie)
  • Bliss was keen for Heidi Alexander to see the important work that the unit does, and learn more about the services and support that Bliss provides for families and health professionals who care for premature and sick babies. (bliss.org.uk)
  • Our NICU staff is ready to answer questions and support families who are dealing with the natural emotions of having their precious loved one in a special care area. (upmc.com)
  • The new NICU addition - named the Haley Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit after donors Roy and Dee Haley - was funded entirely through philanthropic support, Morales said. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Through the generosity of donors, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation has been able to continue its strong support for cardiac care at TBRHSC with $274,000 in grants to purchase new, specialized pieces of equipment such as a unit for the Cardiac Cath Lab that clears away hardened plaque from arteries and help locate veins deep inside the body for pacemaker insertion. (tbrhsc.net)
  • The Neonatal Service also enjoys the service of Peer Support Workers, a voluntary group of women who support our mothers to breast feed or to express their milk with the aid of a breast pump. (plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk)
  • Intent on improving patient care, 626 strives to provide its partners with the necessary tools, services and support at the lowest possible cost - ensuring the highest possible value. (prlog.org)
  • Staff support spaces are centralized within the unit and include a nurse work area, storage, soiled and clean utility, med room and milk lab. (lhbcorp.com)
  • Explore the variety of pediatric services Parkview Provides from primary and specialty pediatric care, to pediatric support services. (parkview.com)
  • This collaboration makes for excellent monitoring, diagnosis of problems and support of vital functions beyond that available in a general pediatric unit. (gwinnettmedicalcenter.org)
  • As the charitable support organization for Denver Health, the Denver Health Foundation raises private funds to support patient care, medical research, facilities development, academic program enrichment, equipment purchases, and professional education. (americansentinel.edu)
  • Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has the medical expertise, technology, and state-of-the-art equipment to provide the level of support these babies and their families require. (southlakeregional.org)
  • Some funding goes towards staff training, including attendance at local and national conferences and courses to improve staff development, provide high quality care and support families. (uhs.nhs.uk)
  • But while we can provide the highest levels of sophisticated neonatal care, we know nothing can replace the love and support of family. (communitymedical.org)
  • A medical social worker can help you with tasks ranging from filing insurance forms to setting up skilled nursing care and support programs. (novanthealth.org)