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 July's winner:


Vento et al. Lung recruitment before surfactant administration in extremely preterm neonates with respiratory distress syndrome (IN-REC-SUR-E): a randomised, unblinded, controlled trial – Lancet Respiratory Medicine





EBNEO Alerts - July 2020


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


Jul 1: Lavizzari et al. International comparison of guidelines for managing neonates at the early phase of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic – Ped. Research



Jul 3: Lee et al. Survival Without Major Morbidity Among Very Low Birth Weight Infants in California – Pediatrics



Jul 3: Cnattingius et al. Apgar Score and Risk of Neonatal Death among Preterm Infants – NEJM



Jul 3: Gudmundsdottir et al. The type and timing of patent ductus arteriosus treatment was associated with neurodevelopment when extremely preterm infants reached 6.5 years – Acta Paediatrica



Jul 4: Isayama et al. Hospital-care Cost & Resource Use of Early Discharge of Healthy Late Preterm & Term Singletons: A Population-based Cohort Study and Cost Analysis – J. of Pediatrics



Jul 5: San-Juan et al. Incidence and clinical profiles of COVID-19 pneumonia in pregnant women: A single-centre cohort study from Spain – EClinMed (Lancet)



Jul 8: Pels et al. Maternal Sildenafil vs Placebo in Pregnant Women With Severe Early-Onset Fetal Growth Restriction – JAMA Netw Open



Jul 13: Gomo et al. Delivery of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Using Self-Inflating Bags during Newborn Resuscitation Is Possible Despite Mask Leak – Neonatology



Jul 17: Lijia Wan et al. Caffeine citrate maintenance doses effect on extubation and apnea postventilation in preterm infants – Ped. Pulmonology



Jul 18: Marc et al. Effect of Maternal Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation on Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia–Free Survival in Breastfed Preterm Infants

A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA



Jul 19: Mitra et al. Effect of Fentanyl Boluses on Cerebral Oxygenation and Hemodynamics in Preterm Infants: A Prospective Observational Study – Neonatology



Jul 22: Perretta et al. Randomized Study of Delayed Cord Clamping of 30 to 60 Seconds in the Larger Infant Born Preterm – J. of Pediatrics



Jul 24: DiLabio et al. Maternal age and long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants < 29 weeks gestational age – J. of Perinatology



Jul 24: Correani et al. Oxygen saturation to fraction of inspired oxygen ratio in preterm infants on routine parenteral nutrition with conventional or fish oil containing lipid emulsions – Ped. Pulmonology



Jul 26. Salvatore et al. Neonatal management and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic: an observation cohort study – Lancet Child Adol.



Jul 27: Vento et al. Lung recruitment before surfactant administration in extremely preterm neonates with respiratory distress syndrome (IN-REC-SUR-E): a randomised, unblinded, controlled trial – Lancet Resp. Med



Jul 29: Luyt et al. 10-year Follow Up of the DRIFT Trial – ADC F&N



Jul 31: Verder et al. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia predicted at birth by artificial intelligence – Acta Paediatrica


EBNEO Scouts - July 2020

Thank you to providers making us aware of neonatal clinical research articls included in #EBNeoAlerts this month

Atul Malhotra, MD (Cnattingius et al. NEJM)

Abdul Razak, MD (Vento et al. Lancet Resp Med)

Paul Clarke, MD (Salvatore et al. Lancet Child Adol)

EBNEO Reviews - July 2020


Search #EBNEOReviews on social media to find out our most recently published Article Reviews. We have not published any reviews during June, but stay tuned for August's reviews.


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