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Keywords

antibiotics, bacteremia, bacterial infections, early onset sepsis, immunity, meningitis, neonatal sepsis, pneumonia

 

Authors

  1. Rubarth, Lori Baas PhD, APRN, NNP-BC
  2. Christensen, Carla M. PharmD
  3. Riley, Cheryl DNP, RN, NNP-BC

Abstract

Abstract: Neonatal bacterial infections leading to sepsis occur frequently in the first few days or weeks of life. NPs must be able to recognize the early signs of sepsis and understand the need for rapid evaluation and treatment. This article discusses antibiotic treatments for various types and locations of bacterial infections and sepsis in the neonate.