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 November 2018 issue, available now, include:
- Surfactant therapy – past, present and future
- Cutting tongue ties may not help
infants to breastfeed
- Term admissions for hypoglycaemia: what have the BAPM recommendations changed?
- Can we improve the success rate of neonatal lumbar punctures?
- The National Neonatal Audit Programme report
- MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report
Topics planned for the January 2019 issue include:
Antenatal and perinatal palliative care
A nurturing programme on the neonatal surgical ward
Keeping mothers and babies together: implementing a single, simplified pathway for at-risk infants
An analysis of umbilical long-line extravasation injuries
BadgerNet admission data entry: a QI project
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