Pediatrics/Neonatal Care Nursing

Pediatrics/Neonatal Care Nursing News

  • FDA Panel Urges Rejection of Jaundice Drug for Newborns An FDA panel suggests further study of stannsoporfin as a hyperbilirubinemia treatment for newborns. The experimental drug has passed through several organizations since the late 1980s.
  • Drug Prescriptions in NICUs Vary Widely Prescriptions for at-risk newborns vary widely between neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in the Netherlands, particularly for off-label cardiovascular and nervous system use, a study shows - and the findings are likely relevant to the U.S. and other countries.

Pediatrics/Neonatal Care Nursing Perspective