Raines, Wagner and Salinas examine a case study involving intraamniotic infection (IAI) and nurses’ role in caring for a newborn exposed to IAI. When an infection occurs, the fetal inflammatory response is activated and is manifested by umbilical cord inflammation, which may result in the clinical signs and symptoms of sepsis. Newborns have an immature immune system; their immune system’s response to the inflammation impacts the newborn’s organ systems and culminates in early onset sepsis.
University at Buffalo nursing research revealed that Somali Bantu women are open to family planning when methods help to space births of future children, rather than preventing new additions to their families.
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing is pleased to announce that its baccalaureate, master’s, doctor of nursing practice and post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs have been granted a full 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). During the accreditation process, CCNE visitors examined the quality and integrity of the nursing programs at the school.
A new University at Buffalo study has shown that HIV testing among transgender adults was higher in those who identified as female, were African-American or Hispanic, or had a history of incarceration.
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Catholic Health System’s Sisters of Charity Hospital have been awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award.