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Skin to Skin - Guideline
Skin to Skin - do you have formalised guidelines how to get extremely preterm infants skin-2-skin (resp support/lines/temp instability etc)? Please share!
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Surfactant lavage!
Do you perform surfactant lung lavage in your unit?  If “Yes”, share when and how you do this!
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How long should we treat preterm infants with caffeine?
How long should we treat preterm infants with caffeine?
New great blog post by Michael Narvey. You will get confused on a higher level :)
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Anti-reflux medications after esophageal atresia repair - it is used in your settings?
Anti-reflux medications after esophageal atresia repair - it is used in your settings?
If yes, how?
And why?
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Next generation sequencing in the NICU
Next generation sequencing (NGS) can have a high diagnostic yield in the patients admitted to NICU with suspected genetic disorder.  However, because of cost (and other reasons) this testing is not always available. Reply to a 2-question poll and comment!
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Would you dare? Intubation on parent's chest
Would you dare to intubate an infant on a parent's chest?
Read this spotted:NICU blog post and share what you think about it!
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Methylene Blue
Anyone with experience in the use of Methylene Blue for hypotension refractory to multiple pressors?
Please share comments and experience!
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Practicing neonatologist in the Netherlands
Any practicing neonatologists in the Netherlands here? A members seeks info about the logistics of using a United States board certification in the Netherlands. Any insight will be greatly appreciated!

 

 
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Empiric Antibiotics for NEC
What are folks using as empiric antibiotics for NEC in your local units?
Share your strategies!
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Big Thinking at the Dept of Brilliant Ideas
Big Thinking at the Dept of Brilliant Ideas.
New blog post by Stefan Johansson in the Global Village of Neonatology, about an exciting and community-driven project.
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We welcome our new blog writer Paul Crossley, founder of 1in10
We welcome our new blog writer Paul Crossley, NICU Dad and founder of 1in10!
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Skin care of the tiniest
Skin care of the tiniest - how do you do it?
Please share your guidelines!
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Still performing awake intubations in newborns? Maybe this will change your mind.
Still performing awake intubations in newborns?
Maybe this will change your mind.
Read this great post by Michael Narvey!
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The Finnish way of caring
Read the first post "The Finnish way of caring" in our new blog "spotted:NICU", by a Katarzyna Piątek, jr doctor from Poland. With a hobby to visit NICUs around Europe!
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A baby with feeding difficulty
Virtual NICU Alert: infant with feeding difficulty, what could be the problem? The case history (with video clip) is posted in the virtual NICU, i.e. you need to log in to read/see and comment.
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Clinical scales in NICU really used
What clinical scales or scores do you use in NICU (except Apgar score)?
Silverman, Downes, GCS pediatric, Sarnat? What else?
Please share your practices here!
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It’s time to approach nutrition in extreme preemies as if it were a drug
It’s time to approach nutrition in extreme preemies as if it were a drug.
New great blog post by Michael Narvey!
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the Global Village(-s) of Neonatology
99nicu is one of the (oldest) Global Villages of Neonatology.
Some thoughts about the backing ideas behind this project.
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12th Anniversary!
We celibrate our 12th Anniversary!
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Congenital Pneumonia, please share your experience
New question ignited by IRL experiences - please share your experience and expertise on congenital pneumoni. Check out the discussion on the link below!
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Opportunity to become an Expert Consultant for Amnion Life Medical Device company.
The startup company Amnion Life, one of our supporting partners, is seeking a few NICU professionals for a consultancy team.
Read about this opportunity on the link below and/or contact the CEO Amir Fassihi for more info (amir.fassihi@amnion.life)
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Can prophylactic dextrose gel prevent babies from becoming hypoglycemic?
Can prophylactic dextrose gel prevent babies from becoming hypoglycemic?
Check out this new blog post by Michael Narvey!
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Analgesia in ventilated preterm infants
Analgesia in ventilated preterm infants - if and how do you do it?
Share advice to a colleague updating local guidelines!
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Screening for congenital heart disease; will early discharge be its ruin?
Screening for congenital heart disease; will early discharge be its ruin?
Read this blog post by Michael Narvey !
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Is it upper airway obstruction ??
The admission to our Virtual NICU -
term infant with respiratory insufficiency: easily ventilated over ETT but gets in severe distress shortly after extubation attempts.
Please note that you need to log in to read and share your comments on this challenging case.
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