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  • Neonatal Care Essay

    Neonatal care is a huge issue in the United States. Neonatal care has rescued so many premature babies over the years due to the new technology that has been made. Many people believe that neonatal care is a great priority and some people are apposed to this idea, that these children aren 't even worth saving. Neonatal care is the care of premature or ill newborn infants. The issue of premature and ill infants isn 't a new problem. It wasn 't until 1922 that hospitals started grouping these newborn infants into one area. These ill newborn infants will be put in the neonatal intensive care unit. There are different levels of neonatal care for these premature or ill infants. Neonatal intensive care, for the most seriously ill infants. High-dependency…

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  • History Of The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

    On May 11, 2015, Lincoln Wulf was born at two pounds, ten ounces and fourteen point six inches. His twin brother, Theodore was born at one pound ten ounces, and nine point six inches, but sadly did not make it. Lincoln spent one hundred one days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) being carefully monitored by the staff at the hospital. During his stay, he was hooked up to numerous tubes and machines as he fought for his life. Melissa Wulf poured her heart out, “During our 101 days in…

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  • Neonatal Nurses Essay

    The Neonatal Nurse and How They Care for Newborns Nursing has many different specialties. The specialty I am most excited for is neonatal. Neonatal nurses work with the newborn babies, otherwise known as neonates. There are different types of nurses for different types of care the babies may need. Premature infants may need a certain type of nurse, while other infants may be fine without the critical care. Like adults, babies need to be cared for and need to be assessed very carefully.…

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  • Biliary Cirrhosis Case Study Essay

    abnormal range of liver test. In the study, the first test showed an abnormal liver panel of alkaline phosphatase of 525 mg/dL and the normal range is between 35 to 104 units per litre. The patient’s total bilirubin was 10 mg/dL and the normal range is 0.2- 1.3 mg/dL, as well the bile acid was greater than 180 micromoles/litre. The antimitochondrial antibodies (AMA) test should been order for diagnosing PBC, because the autoantibodies in the blood react to inner lining of mitochondria.…

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  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Essay

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner A career that I hope to pursue after college, is becoming a neonatal nurse practitioner. A neonatal nurse practitioner is something I have been dreaming about since I was a child. Saving lives and taking care of babies, is something that I feel I would enjoy very much. I am planning to attend St. Catherine University (St.Kate’s) next fall, where I plan to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Shortly after, I plan on working as a nurse in order to work towards…

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  • Neonatal Nursing Essay

    Neonatal Nurse are known to help with different kind of babies who are suffering with different health problems. Neonatal Nurses care for babies that are normal. premature, have illnesses, birth defects and they work in the NICU ( Neonatal Intensive Care Units). Neonatal Nursing was founded in California, 1984. The career of Neonatal Nursing is about making decisions and being able to manage to help babies that are at high risk. Neonatal Nurses, are here to lower the risks of young babies and…

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  • Summary: Presence In The Neonatal Nurse

    Article #1: Drozdowicz, Aleida A., and Dana Dillard. "Presence in the neonatal intensive care unit."International Journal of Childbirth Education 29.4 (2014): 63+. Academic OneFile. Web. 30 Nov. 2015. Summary: Aleida Drozdowicz is a registered nurse (RN) in Miami, Florida. She graduated from college and is certified as a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). She has skills in advanced holistic nursing, and she also is an instructor and practitioner in the healing touch program. As an RN, it…

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  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

    common term heard throughout a hospital, but what does it mean? NICU means neonatal intensive care unit. It is like the intensive care unit, but for neonatal newborns. Neonatal refers to the first twenty-eight days of a child’s life. Therefore, the NICU is an intensive care unit for very young babies who have health problems. These babies have severe life threatening health conditions and need intensive care to become healthy. One of the most important people that take part in the process of…

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  • Neonatal Nursing Research Paper

    Caring for a sick infant can be emotionally draining even when it is your profession. One profession that works with sick infants is neonatal nurses. A neonatal nurse “…works with newborn infants born with a variety of problems ranging from prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems. The neonatal period is defined as the first month of life; however, these newborns are often sick for months” ("What Is Neonatal Nursing?”). They can provide care in…

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  • Becoming A NICU Nurse

    their families. To determine whether this career path is right for me I had to do research on the job description, education and certification, employment, and professional activities. Neonatal intensive care unit registered nurses provide critical care to premature and sick newborns. They receive specialized care from a…

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