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 2019 issue, available now, include:
- Optimising the delivery of parenteral nutrition in newborn care
- Airway management in the NICU
- Cleft palate and oral synechiae in a newborn: a case report
- Home oxygen for infants leaving neonatal units
- A career pathway for ANNPs
- Parent-led ward rounds
- Conference report: Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium
- Who looks after neonates with intestinal failure?
Topics planned for the July 2019 issue include:
- Phototherapy at home for the treatment of neonatal jaundice
- Refinement of the LISA procedure
- An update on neonatal abstinence syndrome
- Swaddling the newborn infant
- Enhancing trainee endotracheal intubation skills on the NICU
- A care bundle to reduce perinatal mortality
- Enteral tube feeding in infants
- Case report: a giant congenital melanocytic naevus
- Case report: craniotabes secondary to vitamin D deficiency
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