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 May 2020 issue, available now, include:
- National research to understand and better manage neonatal COVID-19
- COVID-19 in Italy: lessons learnt
- COVID-19: Practical considerations for neonatal staff
- COVID-19: Role of simulation in the NICU
- Family-centred care: the impact of COVID-19
- Milk banking in the time of COVID-19
- COVID-19 and the importance of breastfeeding
- Advancing the science of human milk
- Case report: Simultaneous epidermolysis bullosa, pyloric atresia and imperforate anus in a newborn
Topics planned for the July 2020 issue include:
- Administering the hospital anxiety and depression scale
- A neonatal palliative care curriculum for neonatologists
- Effective teamworking to improve patient safety
- Congenital nephrotic syndrome
- Less invasive surfactant administration: an experience from Scotland
- Stoma associated complications in neonates following laparotomy
- Collaborative working to reduce mother-infant separation and drug errors
- Using the PARCA-R to assess children’s cognitive and language development at two years of age
- Mortality data by day of life: should this be part of parental counselling on the NICU?
- Transient peripheral vasospasm in a preterm newborn
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