17 May 2018

EFCNI at the Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN

The 51st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 to 12 May 2018. At the EFCNI booth,...
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16 May 2018

Lighthouse Project: NICU Design at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

A guest article by Vita Lerman, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a state-of-the-art, 22-floor facility that opened...
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14 May 2018

Relaunch of EFCNI website and newsletter

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of EFCNI in 2018, the EFCNI website came up in a fresh, modern design. The aim was to give users an easy access...
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17 April 2018

Lung function in children born extremely preterm

Some babies born too early show signs and symptoms later in life that may be long-term consequences of preterm birth. To look at this in more detail, follow-up studies are...
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17 April 2018

Against all odds

An interview with Gert van Steenbrugge and his preterm born daughter Anja In 1989, Gert van Steenbrugge became father of Anja. Due to the HELLP syndrome her mother developed, Anja...
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12 March 2018

Community Based Newborn Care Package:

A community based approach to reducing neonatal mortality in Nepal Each year, nearly 35,000 Nepali children die before their fifth birthday, with almost two-thirds of these deaths occurring in the...
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27 November 2017

The benefits of the less invasive surfactant application (LISA) in preterm infants

Infants born without enough surfactant may develop a condition called respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). RDS occurs in preterm infants due to the immaturity of their lungs and inability to make...
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07 October 2016

The “travelling NICU”

Transport of high-risk neonates in Portugal A guest article by Professor Hercília Guimarães NICU, Centro Hospitalar São João, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro,...
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14 March 2016

When every second counts

IVENA eHealth in the ambulance service sector A guest article by Roland Dollmeier, Managing Director of the Munich Emergency Services Association (Rettungszweckverband München - RVZ) The interdisciplinary medical supply compass (in...
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