NICU PARENT INFORMATION RESOURCES

If you're a current Ikaria customer, you can request this kit, which includes 25-sheet tearpads of several educational handouts (available individually to the left). Contact your Ikaria representative to find out what materials will best serve your needs.

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To help you and your NICU team talk to parents about their newborns’ conditions and treatments, Ikaria® has developed these education resources.

  • Designed with input from prominent NICU professionals
  • 2-page handouts addressing common questions about neonatal conditions
  • Parent-friendly text in Q&A format
  • Detailed anatomical drawings allow you to "draw in" details
  • Glossary defines common words

Individual Handouts

Download individual handouts, each one calling out specific neonatal conditions. Select the specific handout below for more information and to download.

Apnoea of Prematurity

Includes definition of apnoea of prematurity, causes of aponea of prematurity, potential problems, how to monitor, and treatment.

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Gastro-oesophageal Reflux

Includes definition of gastro-oesophageal reflux, causes, symptoms, treatment, and expectations.

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Intraventricular Haemorrhage

Includes explanation of IVH, causes, diagnosis, treatment, how to monitor, and expectations.

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Jaundice

Includes definition of jaundice, causes of bilirubin buildup, potential problems, treatment, and expectations.

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Necrotising Enterocolitis (NEC)

Includes definition of necrotising enterocolitis, causes of NEC, symptoms, treatment, and expectations.

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Includes definition of PDA, treatment options, and expectations.

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Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Includes explanation of breathing trouble, definition of RDS, causes of RDS, treatment, how to monitor, and expectations.

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Respiratory Failure

Includes explanation of breathing trouble, causes of respiratory failure, treatment, how to monitor, and expectations.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Includes explanation of RSV, symptoms, complications, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and expectations.

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Retinopathy of Prematurity

Includes definition of ROP, how ROP is diagnosed, what happens during an eye exam, stages of ROP, treatment, and expectations.

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Sepsis in Newborns

Includes definition of sepsis, risk factors of early onset sepsis and late onset sepsis, symptoms, treatment, and expectations.

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