Category Archives: Neonatal Research

Placement of umbilical catheters

This is not a very new article, but it still appears to be on-line only. I wrote the draft of this post a while ago then forgot about it, but I think it is a valuable publication. Lean WL, et … Continue reading

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Integrating families more in their babies’ care is a good thing!

Giving families a much greater role in the care of their infants is a really important advance and much of what Karel O’Brien and the team at Mount Sinai have done is what should be done in all our NICUs.  … Continue reading

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Just needle it! #NeoEBM

I didn’t post much about last year’s PAS (and I am not sure I will have the energy in future years either) there are often disappointments and surprises, abstrracts presented as platforms in important sessions that should not have been, … Continue reading

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PAS 2018: the wrap-up.

A general comment about these PAS 2018 blog posts. I think we should be very careful about changing practice based on an abstract. We should respect peer review, with all its limitations, and we should always consider new research in … Continue reading

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PAS 2018 No7: Protecting tiny noses

#NeoEBM My blog posts are automatically tweeted. A group of twitterers got together at PAS and suggested that this hashtag should become a marker of neonatal Evidence Based Medicine posts. Great initiative! Now I have to find out how to … Continue reading

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PAS 2018: why can’t we get the Apps/website even close to being OK?

The PAS 2018 App was an improvement over the disaster that was 2017. At least searches often worked, and you could create a schedule. But if I wanted to search for the presentations, even my own, of which I was … Continue reading

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PAS 2018 No6: Brett, the HUNTER

Brett Manley from Melbourne is now the person in the world with the greatest trial experience in the use of high flow nasal cannulae in the newborn. He has been the HIPSTER, and is now the HUNTER, I can’t find … Continue reading

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