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Francesco Cardona

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  1. Very interesting study. Looking forward to the results and further work on this topic!
  2. We give Ampicillin / Gentamicin. Dose of Gentamicin is 5mg/kg first dose, then 36h later 3.5mg/kg @24h intervals. Step up from Ampicillin if there is evidence of other bacteria (resistant?) from mother
  3. Irish colleagues airlifted Ukrainian patient to Ireland. https://twitter.com/transport_neo/status/1505611005312831494?s=20&t=fP2I3GwnBeaK60jwfwvomA
  4. https://www.euro.who.int/en/media-centre/sections/press-releases/2022/who-is-working-day-and-night-to-keep-medical-supply-chains-open-and-preserve-ukraines-health-system
  5. Please add any information or resources you have for transporting infants or pregnant women out of Ukraine. We have compiled lists of material for example. Here is a list of needed items for neonatal transport as recommended by Rosemarie Boland, Australian Neonatal Transport Nurse https://twitter.com/piatkat/status/1501482359748706305?s=20&t=RiFIoWIiu5ak4M6HUWYnhw https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vA1Ixm-j7LtbU5nrGULW5zZE5avklXLnRpv9ihsDBlk/edit?usp=sharing Equipment list for neonatal transport.pdf
  6. Irish news have shared images of maternity ward / NICU in the basement of a hospital in Ukraine Twitter link
  7. A report in Time magazine on the situation in the children's hospital in Kyiv https://time.com/6152374/children-hospital-kyiv-ukraine-russia/
  8. What is the best way to contact travel nurses best?
  9. UNICEF has also called for action to help children who are currently threatened due to the war in Ukraine https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/conflict-ukraine-pose-immediate-threat-children
  10. One of the first reports was from a NICU in Dniepro, Eastern Ukraine, featured staff caring for babies in a bomb shelter during the first days of the invasion (feb 24 2022). https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/02/24/world/russia-attacks-ukraine/newborns-at-a-dnipro-childrens-hospital-moved-into-bomb-shelter
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