Special Series: The Science and Evidence surrounding the Clinical Use of Human Milk in the NICU
Target Publication Dates: Fall 2019 Advances in Neonatal Care, 2019(5) and 2019(6)
Submission Dates: Immediately through February, 2019.
The use of human milk in the NICU is increasingly standard-of-care yet, are there ways we could be enhancing the use of human milk to optimize infant outcomes? Are the current caregiving practices surrounding the use of human milk evidence-based? And, do all member of the caregiving team have the information they need to make the best decisions surrounding the use of human milk? This special series will address human milk use to best support high-risk infants. Clinical projects optimizing the use of human milk are welcome as well as manuscripts providing synthesis of evidence including: state of the science papers, systematic or integrative reviews, concept analyses, and reports of research using human milk.
If interested in submitting a manuscript for this special series please submit the following items for consideration to the guest editor or co-editors by 1/01/2019:
- A working manuscript title
- Short synopsis of your planned manuscript (3-4 sentences outlining content)
- Planned submission date (before 3/01/2019)
Submission of this information sooner rather than later will help us with planning the series.
Please submit your ideas or comments to:
Guest Editor: Dr. Leslie Parker, PhD, RN, FAAN firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Co-Editors for Advances in Neonatal Care
Jacqueline McGrath email@example.com
Debra Brandon Debra.firstname.lastname@example.org