• Optimizing Discharge from Intensive Care and Follow-Up Strategies for Pediatric Patients

    10 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    In this volume of The Journal, Berman et al use the voices of 15 families surrounding the discharge of 18 infants from the neonatal intensive care unit to provide a framework to improve on our current practices surrounding NICU discharge.1 Owing to improving therapies in all aspects of pediatric critical illness, discharging a child after prolonged intensive care unit hospitalization who has persistent healthcare needs is increasingly prevalent in the US. Survivorship has increased and so has resultant morbidity in both the neonatal and pediatric ICU settings.
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  • A Comparison of Developmental Outcomes of Adolescent Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Survivors Born with a Congenital Heart Defect or Born Preterm

    10 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    To compare cognitive, motor, behavioral, and functional outcomes of adolescents born with a congenital heart defect and adolescents born preterm.
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