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About the Infant journal

Infant journal covers a wide range of subjects that reflects the varied roles of the professionals working in this area. Practical and clinically based, Infant supports neonatal and infant paediatric nursing and medical practice and develops professional education and health promotion skills.

You can browse the issues or search for key topics online.

Infant provides a valuable resource for everyone involved in caring for premature babies and critically ill infants. Technological developments and their impact on care are discussed, as well as the social and psychological issues relating to family support and child development.

Infant has a board of distinguished advisors whose experience and knowledge ensures that articles carried in the journal are factually correct, topical and relevant for all readers. All articles published in Infant are subject to peer review in order to guarantee that all content meets the highest standards.

Planned articles

March 2016
  • Pulse oximetry screening for detection of critical congenital heart defects
  • Neonatal ward management
  • Assessing the impact of a neonatal management course
  • A virilized newborn female with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Premature birth and a mother’s rite of passage
  • Genetic tests for the diagnosis of neonatal syndromes
  May 2016
  • Low flow oxygen management and weaning
  • Treatment of meningitis in infants
  • Role of the neuroprotection nurse
  • iNO therapy in neonates
  • Healthcare assistants in the NICU
  • HFOV for the prevention of lung damage
  July 2016
  • Critical review of the current NICE guidance on neonatal sepsis
  • Premature birth and a mother's rite of passage
  • Patient safety: hypothermia
  • Working with and interpreting ventilation graphics
  • Glucose control in the NICU
  • Nasal prongs in high flow therapy
September 2016
  • Autism spectrum disorders in the preterm population
  • Homeless mothers with new infants
  • Advanced nurse practitioners in neonatal transport
  • Fathers’ perspectives on perinatal loss
  • Case report: ambiguous genitalia with respiratory depression
  • Predicting length of stay in the NNU for very preterm babies
  November 2016
  • Preterm parents’ experiences of birth
  • Change management: from the use of multiple items of respiratory support
  • equipment to a single item of equipment
  • Neonatal skin conditions
  • Measuring pain in the newborn infant
  • Epigenetics and preterm infants
  • Preterm birth and brain development
Regular features
  • Editorial
  • Case reports
  • Review articles
  • Clinical practice articles

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