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Treatment of a neonatal peripheral intravenous infiltration/extravasation (PIVIE) injury with hyaluronidase: a case report

A term male patient was born by emergency cesarean section to a 28-year-old primigravida mother for decreased fetal movement. The infant was born in good condition and did not require resuscitation....

An international survey of pediatric and neonatal clinicians' vascular access practice: PediSIG assessment of vascular access, education, and support (PAVES) catheter selection

This is the first survey designed to target pediatric vascular access clinicians to assess their current practice. Previous international surveys have been conducted to assess for perspectives of the...

The ‘transverse guard’ wound dressing technique to reduce faecal contamination after spinal surgery in neonates and infants

The transverse guard was introduced in November 2017, so a retrospective review of all neonates who had undergone open MMC repair between March 2016 and May 2020 was performed. Operations beyond 3...

A safety lancet for neonatal blood spot tests: a design that facilitates pain-free, atraumatic samples

Following consent from their parent or guardian, all babies born in the UK undergo newborn screening on day 5 of life. This procedure consists of taking a blood sample from the heel to test for...

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