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Inventi Impact - Neonatal & Pediatric Nursing

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    Quarterly published in print and online ‘Inventi Rapid/Impact: Neonatal & Pediatric Nursing’ publishes high quality unpublished as well as high impact pre-published research and reviews catering to the needs of researchers and professionals. The journal focuses on nursing care of neonates and children of all the ages with particular emphasis on care in intensive or tertiary care settings. It welcomes articles from across the professional domain including participation and involvement of those receiving care (children and families), cultural, geographic and demographic aspects of neonatal and pediatric nursing.

  • ACHONDROPLASIA – A CASE REPORT
    Blessy Varghese*    Download Full Text

    Achondroplasia is a rare genetic condition that results in abnormally short stature. This is characterized by macrocephaly with a prominent forehead (frontal bossing), flat (depressed) nasal bridge, short upper arms and legs (rhizomelic dwarfism), unusually prominent abdomen and buttocks and short hands with fingers that assume a "trident" or three-pronged position during extension. This is caused...

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  • CO-MORBIDITIES IN AN INFANT OF DIABETIC MOTHER: A CASE REPORT
    Blessy Varghese*, Siji T Jose    Download Full Text

    Infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are at greater risk of adverse metabolic sequelae perinatally, in childhood and later life. An infant of a diabetic mother is a baby who is born to a mother with diabetes. Infants born to mothers with glucose intolerance are at an increased risk of morbidity and mortality related to respiratory distress, growth abnormalities (large f...

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  • KNOWLEDGE OF MOTHERS REGARDING MALNUTRITION AMONG CHILDREN
    Meena Kumari Bimal*, Kiranjit Kaur, Lovepreet Kaur, Mandish Kaur, Manpreet Kaur    Download Full Text

    Under-five children form a bulk number of demographic force. They are the future of the nation. Nearly 177 million babies are malnourished around the world. Malnutrition is responsible for nearly 45% of deaths in under-five children. Mothers can play vital role to save these babies. A descriptive study was conducted to assess the knowledge of mothers regarding malnutrition among children (0-5 year...

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  • A STUDY TO ASSESS THE CULTURAL BELIEFS RELATED TO PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH AMONG WOMEN
    Kumari Meena*, Kaur Harjot, Kaur Harmanpreet, Kaur Harpreet    Download Full Text

    Culture had a profound influence on beliefs and practice of child birth. Cultural beliefs and traditions associated with pregnancy and child bearing touch all aspects of life in a given culture. A descriptive study was conducted to assess the cultural beliefs related to pregnancy and childbirth among women living in village Mohanpur, district Khanna, Punjab. A total of 200 women were selected with...

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  • HEALTH PROBLEMS IN PEDIATRICS: OVERVIEW ON PRETERM BIRTH
    Languluri Reddenna, Shaik Ayub Basha, Banothu Mohan, Sree Naga Valli, Dinesh R    Download Full Text

    Preterm birth is the delivery of a baby before 37 completed weeks’ gestation. Only around two thirds of low birth weight infants are preterm. In developing countries, low birth weight is probably caused by intrauterine growth restriction. Maternal under-nutrition and chronic infection in pregnancy are the main factors that cause intrauterine growth restriction. The main contributing factors w...

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  • EFFECT OF STRUCTURED TEACHING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE OF ASHA WORKERS REGARDING NEWBORN CARE
    Meena Kumari, Baljit Kaur, Gagandeep Kaur    Download Full Text

    Newborn care is an essential care given to the newborn which includes feeding, hygiene, immunization, handling of baby etc. By educating and creating awareness among ASHA workers it has potential of reducing the existing high neonatal morbidity and mortality rate. A quasi-experimental study was conducted to assess effectiveness of structured teaching programme among ASHA workers regarding newbo...

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