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Infant journal

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 September 2018 issue, available now, include:

  • Newborn infants admitted for the treatment of jaundice
  • Estimating length of stay for very preterm babies
  • Mental health support on the neonatal unit
  • Role of the cardiac nurse specialist
  • Maternally-administered massage and weight gain in preterm infants
  • PICC insertion: a rare complication


Topics planned for the November 2018 issue include:

  • Optimising the delivery of parenteral nutrition in newborn care
  • An analysis of umbilical long-line extravasation injuries
  • Breast milk fortification and growth
  • BadgerNet admission data entry: a QI project
  • 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.

Regular features
  • Editorial
  • Case reports
  • Review articles
  • Clinical practice articles
  • Focus on a unit
  • Conference reviews

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