The e-Journal of Neonatology Research

Your open access, online source for everything in neonatology

Volume 1, Issue 3, Fall 2011

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eJNR’s First Year: Goals Reached and Our Vision for the Future


CoPS Creates a New Working Group on Subspecialty Clinical Training Certification


What Do Neos Think… (about the use of competencies in medical education)?



The Increasing Importance of Human Milk Banks

Jan Kennaugh and Laraine Lockhart-Borman


Assessment of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Level in Neonates with Hyperbilirubinemia

Abeer Fathy, Rawia A. Swelam, and Dalia A. Shaheen


The Impact of Incubators on Noise Produced by High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Inside the NICU

Husam Salama, Assma Azzam, Sawan Alomar, and Khalid Abdulhadi


Neonatologists Think Work Hour Restrictions for House Staff are Hurting the Quality of Neonatology

 Jonathan Swanson and Phillip Gordon



Report on an American Board of Pediatrics Special Meeting about Maintenance of Certification in Neonatology

(Phillip Gordon)


Are We Writing a New Chapter for the House of God?

Victoria Niklas


A Call to Action on Transfusion Related Acute Gut Injury (TRAGI)

Jonathan Blau and Edmund F. La Gamma




1. Kimberlin DW, Whitley RJ, Wan W, Powell DA, Storch G, Ahmed A, et al. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Collaborative Antiviral Study Group. Oral acyclovir suppression and neurodevelopment after neonatal herpes. N Engl J Med 2011; 365(14):1284-92.

2. Logan JW, O’Shea TM, Allred EN, Laughon MM, Bose CL, Dammann O, et al; ELGAN Study Investigators. Early postnatal hypotension and developmental delay at 24 months of age among extremely low gestational age newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2011; 96(5):F321-8.

3. Verboon-Maciolek MA, Truttmann AC, Groenendaal F, Skranes J, Døllner H, Hunt RW, et al. Development of Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia in Newborn Infants after Rotavirus Infection. J Pediatr 2011 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]

4. INIS Collaborative Group, Brocklehurst P, Farrell B, King A, Juszczak E, Darlow B, et al. Treatment of neonatal sepsis with intravenous immune globulin. N Engl J Med 2011; 365(13):1201-11.

5. Ewer AK, Middleton LJ, Furmston AT, Bhoyar A, Daniels JP, Thangaratinam S, et al; PulseOx Study Group. Pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects in newborn infants (PulseOx): a test accuracy study. Lancet 2011; 378(9793):785-94.

6. Moorman JR, Carlo WA, Kattwinkel J, Schelonka RL, Porcelli PJ, Navarrete CT, et al. Mortality reduction by heart rate characteristic monitoring in very low birth weight neonates: a randomized trial. J Pediatr 2011 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

7. Askie LM, Ballard RA, Cutter GR, Dani C, Elbourne D, et al. On behalf of the Meta-analysis of Preterm Patients on Inhaled Nitric Oxide (MAPPiNO) Collaboration. Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Preterm Infants: An Individual-Patient Data Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials. Pediatrics 2011;128(4):729-739.

8. Pinto-Martin JA, Levy SE, Feldman JF, Lorenz JM, Paneth N, Whitaker AH. Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in adolescents born weighing <2000 grams. Pediatrics 2011 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]

9. Kaempf JW, Wu YX, Kaempf AJ, Kaempf AM, Wang L, Grunkemeier G. What happens when the patent ductus arteriosus is treated less aggressively in very low birth weight infants? J Perinatol 2011 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

10. Murphy K, Weiner J. Use of leukocyte counts in evaluation of early-onset neonatal sepsis. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2011 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]

BONUS (Published just prior to our publication!)

11. Tam EWY, Chau V, Ferriero DM, Barkovich AJ, Poskitt KJ, Studholme C, et al. Preterm cerebellar growth impairment after postnatal exposure to glucocorticoids. Sci Transl Med 2011; 3(105):105ra105.



Those that do not remember history are doomed to repeat it.

Robertson AF. Reflections on errors in neonatology III. The “experienced” years, 1970 to 2000. J Perinatol. 2003 Apr-May;23(3):240-9. No abstract available. PMID: 12732863

Robertson AF. Reflections on errors in neonatology: II. The “Heroic” years, 1950 to 1970. J Perinatol. 2003 Mar;23(2):154-61. PMID:  12673267

Robertson AF. Reflections on errors in neonatology: I. The “Hands-Off” years, 1920 to 1950. J Perinatol. 2003 Jan;23(1):48-55. PMID:  12556927

Dunn PM. Perinatal lessons from the past. Julius Hess, MD, (1876-1955) and the premature infant. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2001 Sep;85(2):F141-4. (direct access to the article can be




Non-Compete Clauses may not be legal in your hiring contract

Dr Steven Abram’s Archives on Neonatal Nutrition (Texas Children’s Hospital)

Good advice on current nutrition topics

Because people have been contacting us about neonatal recertification…

The ABP Pediatric Diplomat Newsletter



There was one rejected manuscript(s) and zero rejected letter(s) for this volume (we will NOT publish specific information about individual rejections).

Written by Dr Phillip Gordon

October 28th, 2011 at 7:29 pm

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