Infant journal covers a wide range of subjects that reflects the varied roles of the professionals working in this area. Practical and clinically based, Infant supports neonatal and infant paediatric nursing and medical practice and develops professional education and health promotion skills.
Infant provides a valuable resource for everyone involved in caring for premature babies and critically ill infants. Technological developments and their impact on care are discussed, as well as the social and psychological issues relating to family support and child development.
Articles in the July 2019 issue, available now, include:
- Phototherapy at home for the treatment of neonatal jaundice
- Refinement of the LISA procedure
- An update on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)
- NAS: 'New drugs on the block'
- A care bundle to reduce perinatal mortality
- Case report: craniotabes secondary to vitamin D deficiency
- The structure and landscape of the ANNP workforce: a UK-wide survey
Topics planned for the September 2019 issue include:
- Enteral tube feeding in infants
- Breast milk fortification and growth
- An analysis of umbilical long-line extravasation injuries
- Complications of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt placement
- Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
- The effects of prematurity on child development
- Case report: a giant congenital melanocytic naevus
- Enhancing trainee endotracheal intubation skills on the NICU
- Swaddling the newborn infant
Infant has a board of distinguished advisors whose experience and knowledge ensures that articles carried in the journal are factually correct, topical and relevant for all readers. All articles published in Infant are subject to peer review in order to guarantee that all content meets the highest standards.
- Case reports
- Review articles
- Clinical practice articles
- Focus on a unit
- Conference reviews