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 March 2019 issue, available now, include:
- Delivery room cuddles for preterm babies
- Increasing the use of own mother's milk in the NICU
- 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
Topics planned for the May 2019 issue include:
- Breast milk fortification and growth
- An analysis of umbilical long-line extravasation injuries
- Optimising the delivery of parenteral nutrition in newborn care
- Complications of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt placement
- Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
- The effects of prematurity on child development
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