Search Tag: Neonatal

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Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator

2019 13 Sep

In 2007, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health assessed the use of predictive models to calculate the risk of early-onset sepsis (EOS) in neonatal patients, accounting for multiple variables.   The main objectives of the study were to assess the links between the risk factors and the infection outcomes; use patient data collected from... Read more

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ISMRM 2019 - 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

2019 11 May

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Masimo announces FDA clearance of the rainbow acoustic monitoring® RAS-45 sensor

2018 10 Sep

Masimo announced today FDA clearance of RAS-45, an acoustic respiration sensor for rainbow Acoustic Monitoring® (RAM®), for infant and neonatal patients. RAM could previously be used to monitor adult and pediatric patients greater than 10 kg using RAS-125c and RAS-45 sensors. With clearance of the RAS-45 sensor for infant and neonatal patients, acoustic... Read more

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Clothing in NICU may Spread Respiratory Infections

2015 28 Aug

New research shows that respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can be detected from the clothes worn by caregivers/visitors who are visiting infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The finding was presented at the International Conference on Emerging and Infectious Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia.   RSV is the leading cause of childhood respiratory... Read more

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86th NNIW – Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition Recent Updates

2015 27 Jul

150 nutrition experts and key opinion leaders in the field of pediatrics from 26 countries gathered in China in May 24-27th to share their views and opinions on “Protein in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition: Recent Updates”.  This 86th Nestle Nutrition Institute workshop brought together world-leading experts to discuss the new development in protein in... Read more

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Telemedicine First in Neonatal ICU

2015 05 Jul

A Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) study, published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare , shows that robot-assisted telemedicine could be used to perform bedside rounds and direct daily care for infants with mild-to-moderate disease. Researchers found no significant differences in patient outcomes when telemedicine — with real-time audio... Read more

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The TYKS Neonatal ICU Deploys Ascom Alert Messaging Solution

2015 22 Jun

The neonatal intensive care unit at Turku University Hospital (TYKS) has deployed the Unite Cardiomax solution, provided by Ascom Miratel, with the goal of promoting a safer patient environment for newborns who require a hospital stay. The Unite Cardiomax solution integrates with the hospital’s patient monitoring system to send alarm messages to a... Read more

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#ECR2015: Agfa HealthCare Launches MUSICA for Neonatal

2015 10 Feb

Agfa HealthCare launches MUSICA for Neonatal at ECR 2015, as part of its efforts to drive X-ray dose down further, "because life is precious" Technology improvements to gold standard image processing software include more detail in a single neonatal image and confident, comfortable reading Fully automatic and exam-independent, MUSICA provides... Read more