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Executive Health Management

2nd Arab Neonatal Medical Congress

2015 17 Dec

‘Promoting and Enhancing Quality and Evidence-Based Care for our Neonates’The 2nd Arab Neonatal Medical Congress* taking place on 25-27 February 2016 has been designed and intended to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in neonatology. Thisyear’s conference theme will focus on the practical management and latest... Read more

ICU Management

MSSA More Common than MRSA in NICUs

2015 19 Oct

New research reveals that invasive methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (S aureus) infection (MSSA) caused more infections and more deaths in hospitalised infants than invasive methicillin-resistant S aureus infection (MRSA). The findings, reported in JAMA Pediatrics, could help to inform the adoption of infection control measures that include... Read more

ICU Management

Exposure to Rude Behaviour Harms NICU Team Performance

2015 17 Aug

A study by Israeli researchers shows that exposure to rude behaviour can have adverse consequences on the diagnostic and procedural performance of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) team members. Information-sharing and help-seeking can mediate the effect of rudeness, according to the study published in Pediatrics, an official peer-reviewed journal... Read more

ICU Management

NICU Admission Up in the U.S.

2015 27 Jul

According to an article published in JAMA Pediatrics, admissions rates for newborns at neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in the U.S. are increasing and questions are now being raised as to the possibility of overuse of this highly specialised and expensive care.Since the NICU opened in the U.S. 55 years ago, neonatal mortality rate has declined... Read more


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