This September I had the opportunity to go to BAPM-EBNEO to kept Learning a out Neonatology and hopefully network with the EBNEO, so glad I see lots of you face to face. This kept motivated to finish my PhD as I re-embark in find a new supervisor _only 1.5 yrs to go. I was real hard to let of the clinician in me as , this is my comfort zone. As a budding academic learn I get explore ideas and ways to implement them as bioethicists , as well finding ways to humanize the NIcU via processes. Last year, I took a small detour as jr.posdoc and spent time studying system thinking, process and how to improve health using design thinking.
An important fact , I beat my fear of being back in UK .I had mild anxious feeling about going to bapm but Northerners are such lovely folks. At the end of the day it you team of people will fluctuate for good & bad.
Pro-prems finally available in individual sachets pre-dose sachets that in my opinion provide a higher security and is more practical. Only maltodextrin .
Need mixing with 3 ml in H20. This has more of a track record as it collaboration with a company who been working bio culture for a long time pharmaceuticals grade certified.
Vegan alternative for well babies is Labinic drop available liquid bottle comes in 5mls flask_recommended dose 0.2ml( a syringe is needed). Ideally given with maternal milk ( EBM ).
* free off dairy, soya, sweetener, presevatives. Good for neonates with intolerances.
Both have different formula of microbiota but have a 1 bifidobacterium probiotic in common. Amount of bacteria are specified in the ingredientes list of of proprems on the box.
Nëo from ant neuro aEEG
The most distinctive item to provide EEG monitoring to Neonate at the bed side. It features a user friendly screen, allowing NICU professionals easy access to interpret resulting brain waves. Electrode are applied through a cap, as I understand help to give a clearer signal.
finally got to nicu mile stone card which are such lovely way to involve parents and make progress. Favorite is parent centered care poster.
Bili bluelight .
Compared to the standard it is small portable and easily stored . complement comes with a stand.Practical and can carried around, easily stored in the unit.
As one who had to deal a lot of of documentation I found Li-lac EBM labeling, sorting and tracking useful from quality & safety point of view. I found quite easy to use and track on a smartphone,and it builds an audit trail.Not sure how easy the set up is .
Especial mention to SHED/S/upport & H/elp for E/very D/ad : providing specific support for dad whose babies are admitted to NICU.
Disclaimer: I have no ties to any of companies. Review Health devices enthusiasts academic. Permission for all pics .