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 2018 issue, available now, include:
- Neonatal transitional care
- Effective care of infants with NEC
- Cather dead space and drug delivery
- Blood warming devices for neonatal exchange transfusion
- A forgotten complication of umbilical catheter insertion
- The Hearts Milk Bank
Topics planned for the July 2018 issue include:
- Specialised milk feeds for term and preterm infants
- Staphylococcal brain abscess in a premature infant
- The wrapped tucked position for lumbar punctures
- Do mothers understand the reasons for giving Vitamin K to newborn babies?
- Fathers in the NICU - what type of support do they want?
- Supporting breastfeeding in the NICU - the Brazilian approach
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