Resources & Publications

We will endevour to post recent or seminar resources and publications in this section. If you come across a publication that would be of interest, please send us the reference to


But please keep in mind, except for the AWHONN guidelines, many of these resources were not developed with/by Neonatal Clinicians so their level of detail or applicability is still uncertain. However, they are the most recent sources of guidance for clinicians for each of the topics:

Medical adhesives and patient safety: state of the science: consensus statements for the assessment, prevention, and treatment of adhesive-related skin injuries. McNichol L, Lund C, Rosen T, Gray M. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2013;40(4):365-80
Available Free online

Neonatal Skin Care Evidence-Based Guideline – 4th Edition.  Brandon D, Hill CM, Heimall L, Lund C, Kuller J, McEwan T, New K. E2018(4). Electronic version purchasable. Hard copies may be sourced through the SIG.

Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Quick Reference Guide. European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel NPIAPaPPPIA. Emily Hasler (Ed). 2019
Available HERE

European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel NPIAPaPPPIA. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline. The International Guideline, Emily Haesler (Ed). 3rd 2019 (408 pages)
Available HERE


  • Jacob A, Grabher D. The Phenomenon of Trombley-Brennan Terminal Tissue Injury in a Neonate. Advances in Neonatal Care. 2020;20(2):171-5.

  •  August D, Ray R, Kandasamy Y, New K. Neonatal skin assessments and injuries: nomenclature, workplace culture, and clinical opinions – method triangulation a qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2020

  • Chung HU, Rwei AY, Hourlier-Fargette A, et al. Skin-interfaced biosensors for advanced wireless physiological monitoring in neonatal and pediatric intensive-care units. Nature Medicine. 2020;26(3):418-429. doi: 10.1038/s41591-020-0792-9.

  • Imbulana DI, Owen LS, Dawson JA, Bailey JL, Davis PG, Manley BJ. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Barrier Dressing to Reduce Nasal Injury in Preterm Infants Receiving Binasal Noninvasive Respiratory Support. J Pediatr. Oct 2018;201:34-39 e33. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.05.026

Updated 21 August 2020