Maternal and Pediatric Nutrition

Maternal and Pediatric Nutrition
Open Access

ISSN: 2472-1182

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Safaa Abd EL Hamid Nasr EL Meneza

Department of Pediatrics, Cairo, Egypt

  • Review Article   
    Feeding Related Errors Jeopardize Safe Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Author(s): Safaa Abd EL Hamid Nasr EL Meneza*

    Neonatal intensive care units (NICU), currently considered as technological driven environment, there is great advances and progress regarding respiratory support equipment as well as growing interest in training personnel regarding safe strategies and modalities involving use of mechanical ventilation. Still other care modalities do not have the same vigilance as feeding process and procedures that subsequently may be associated with medical errors and incidents. Harmful incidents as adverse events cause morbidity often with devastating results, while non harmful incidents as near misses may serve as free lessons to the health care workers. Medical error ensues owing to active failure and or latent failure. Active failure contains incidents related to persons as doctors and nurses, whereas latent failure involves errors associated to the system. I.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2472-1182.21.6.131

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