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Newborn Screening from a nurse perspective

Leslie’s newborn screening (NBS) experience started when she was working as a unit secretary at a birthing hospital. She was still in nursing school. Her job was to complete the NBS filter cards for every newborn. A few years later, Leslie finished nursing school and started working at a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In […]

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Connecting the dots through newborn screening

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Laozi (renown philosopher) I appreciate this sentiment more each day as I continue on my life’s journey, which is full of experiences, challenges, and lifelong perseverance that coincide with my work in newborn screening. My perspective on newborn screening is shaped by my three-fold and […]

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