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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

January 2016
  • How to determine oral readiness in infants
  • Management decisions for infants born at the limits of viability
  • Shining light on the neonatal brain
  • A case of congenital cutaneous candidiasis and candida brain abscess
  • Management of neonatal meningitis
  • Supplement: SIGNEC UK international NEC conference
  March 2016
  • Management of urea cycle disorders
  • A nurse’s role in neonatal organ donation
  • Predicting outcome in neonatal encephalopathy
  • Genetic tests for the diagnosis of neonatal syndromes
  • Neonatal pain affecting long-term outcomes
  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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