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Necrotizing Enterocolitis, February 2018

Volume 27, Issue 1, p1-64
Edited by Troy A. Markel, Mark A. Underwood
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This groundbreaking publication is the first in the NEC community to feature patient-family authors alongside renowned clinicians and investigators. The entire issue is dedicated to a review of the 2017 NEC Symposium, presented by the NEC Society and the University of California, Davis in April of 2017. 


Defining NEC: beginning to shed light in a dark room
Dr. Steven Mcelroy, University of Iowa, scientific advisor for the NEC Society 

An overview of the challenges associated with defining (and diagnosing) necrotizing enterocolitis and potential next steps to move the field forward.

ABSTRACT: Perspectives From Parents of Infants Impacted by NEC: NEC Communication in the NICU
NEC Society, Ann Arbor, MI
Jennifer Canvasser, M.S.W.; Samir Gadepalli, M.D., M.B.A.; Sheila Gephart, Ph.D., R.N.; Jae Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

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This survey of parents whose babies developed NEC reveals major gaps in communication about NEC in the NICU.

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