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 August winner:


Franz et al. Effects of Liberal vs Restrictive Transfusion Thresholds on Survival and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants - The ETTNO Randomized Clinical Trial




EBNEO Alerts - August 2020


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


Aug 1: Corsi et al. Association of Maternal Opioid Use in Pregnancy With Adverse Perinatal Outcomes in Ontario, Canada, From 2012 to 2018 – JAMA Network Open



Aug 2: Buckmaster et al. Lost in Transition: Is Early Respiratory Support in Newborn Infants the Best Option? – Neonatology



Aug 4: Shankaran et al. Outcomes Following Post-Hemorrhagic Ventricular Dilatation among Extremely Low Gestational Age Infants – J. of Pediatrics



Aug 7: Backes et al. Proactive neonatal treatment at 22 weeks of gestation: a systematic review and meta-analysis – AJOG



Aug 8: Khan et al. Application of the Reverse Fragility Index to Statistically Nonsignificant Randomized Clinical Trial Results – JAMA Network Open



Aug 9: Barseghyan et al. Differences in Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Levels in Infants with Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation versus Necrotizing Enterocolitis with Perforation – Neonatology



Aug 13: Griffin et al. Single-Dose Nirsevimab for Prevention of RSV in Preterm Infants – NEJM



Aug 14: Wang et al. Erythropoietin prevents necrotizing enterocolitis in very preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial – J. of Translational Med.



Aug 15: Franz et al. Effects of Liberal vs Restrictive Transfusion Thresholds on Survival and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants

The ETTNO Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA



Aug 16: Barr et al. Moral Distress and Considering Leaving in NICU Nurses: Direct Effects and Indirect Effects Mediated by Burnout and the Hospital Ethical Climate – Neonatology



Aug 19: Cizmeci et al. Randomized Controlled Early versus Late Ventricular Intervention Study (ELVIS) in Posthemorrhagic Ventricular Dilatation: Outcome at 2 Years – J. of Pediatrics



Aug 21: Schlapbach et al. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Group B Streptococcal Sepsis in Neonates: A Retrospective Study of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry – Ped Critical Care Med



Aug 22: Juul et al. Effect of High-Dose Erythropoietin on Blood Transfusions in Extremely Low Gestational Age Neonates

Post Hoc Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Pediatrics



Aug 24: Parmentier et al. Increased Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia in Infants with Milder Neonatal Encephalopathy due to Presumed Perinatal Asphyxia – Neonatology



Aug 28: Horbar et al. COVID-19 and Newborn Care: April 2020 – Pediatrics



Aug 30: Chambers et al. Evaluation for SARS-CoV-2 in Breast Milk From 18 Infected Women – JAMA



Aug 30: Pavel et al. A machine-learning algorithm for neonatal seizure recognition: a multicentre, randomised, controlled trial – Lancet Child Adol


EBNEO Scouts - August 2020

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

Kaashif Ahmad, MD (Griffin et al. NEJM)

Abdul Razak, MD (Wang et al. Journal of Translation Medicine ; Juul et al. JAMA Pediatrics)

EBNEO Reviews - August 2020


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