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 January 2019 issue, available now, include:
- SIGNEC sixth international conference
- Knowledge of and compliance with SIDS prevention strategies
- Antenatal and perinatal palliative care
- A nurturing programme on the neonatal surgical ward
- Keeping mothers and babies together: a simplified pathway for at-risk infants
- Special report: the NMPA
- A sibling support service to facilitate family-integrated care
Topics planned for the March 2019 issue include:
- Delivery room cuddles for preterm babies
- Each Baby Counts: progress report
- Comparing international survival rates of preterm infants
- Red hat pathway for reducing avoidable admissions for hypoglycaemia
- The Great North Neonatal Biobank: a resource to facilitate translational research
- BadgerNet admission data entry: a QI project
- The BAPM framework for optimal arrangements for LNUs and SCBUs
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