The International Society for Evidence-Based Neonatology (EBNEO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting evidence-based neonatal practice. Our social media editors continuously curate the neonatal clinical research literature and identify highlights for real-time dissemination on popular platforms. Select publications are then summarized and made available on our website as free, structured reviews. Have questions or insights on articles we've shared? Join the growing conversation on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!

EBNEO Impact Article of the Month

Each month, our Social Media Editors nominate articles that were selected as #ebneoalerts for consideration as the EBNEO Article of the Month.

We then ask you, the international #NeoEBM community, to select the winner by casting your vote on our website. See prior winners and check in at the beginning of each month to vote: ebneo.org/vote 

Congratulations to February's winner:


van Kempen et al. Lower versus Traditional Treatment Threshold for Neonatal Hypoglycemia – NEJM


EBNEO Alerts - February 2020


 Search #EBNEOAlerts on social media to find our curated highlights from the neonatal clinical research literature!


Feb 1: Ohlsson et al. Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for prevention or treatment of pain in newborns – Cochrane SR




Feb 3: Hoffman et al. Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of preterm delivery in nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy (ASPIRIN): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet




Feb 5: Flett et al. Spinal needle size and traumatic neonatal lumbar puncture: an observational study (neo-LP) – Eur. J. of Pediatrics




Feb 7: Ho et al. The development of intestinal dysbiosis in anemic preterm infants – J. of Perinatology




Feb 7: Brown et al. Assessment of C-Reactive Protein Diagnostic Test Accuracy for Late-Onset Infection in Newborn Infants - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Ped.




Feb 9: Jansen et al. Epidural-Related Fever and Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Neonatology




*IAOM Winner* Feb 12: van Kempen et al. Lower versus Traditional Treatment Threshold for Neonatal Hypoglycemia – NEJM




Feb 14: Bozkurt et al. Prolonged minimal enteral nutrition versus early feeding advancements in preterm infants with birth weight ≤1250 g: a prospective randomized trial – J. of Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Med.



Feb 15: Ohlsson et al. Ibuprofen for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm or low birth weight (or both) infants – Cochrane SR




Feb 17: Chen et al. Clinical characteristics and intrauterine vertical transmission potential of COVID-19 infection in nine pregnant women: a retrospective review of medical records – The Lancet




Feb 19: Herting et al. Two-year outcome data suggest that less invasive surfactant administration (LISA) is safe. Results from the follow-up of the randomized controlled AMV (avoid mechanical ventilation) study – Eur. J. of Pediatrics




Feb 19: Baldursdottir et al. Basic principles of neonatal bubble CPAP: effects on CPAP delivery and imposed work of breathing when altering the original design – ADC F&N




Feb 21: Shah et al. Neonatal Mortality After Interhospital Transfer of Pregnant Women for Imminent Very Preterm Birth in Illinois – JAMA Pediatrics.




Feb 22: Ochoa et al. Randomized Controlled Trial of Bovine Lactoferrin for Prevention of Sepsis and Neurodevelopment Impairment in Infants Weighing Less Than 2000 Grams – J. of Pediatrics




Feb 26: Xiao et al. Effectiveness of intracavitary electrocardiogram-guided peripherally inserted central catheter tip placement in premature infants: a multicentre pre-post intervention study – Euro. J. of Pediatrics




Feb 28: Beam et al. Estimates of healthcare spending for preterm and low-birthweight infants in a commercially insured population: 2008–2016 – J. of Perinatology

EBNEO Reviews - February 2020


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