neonatal intensive care


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neonatal intensive care

A term for the care of sick babies who require one or more of the following: assisted ventilation, circulatory support, intensive monitoring with a high risk of imminently needing assisted ventilation, or significant circulatory support. NICU care is divided into Level 1 (maximum intensive care) and Level 2 (high-dependency intensive care).
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Hospital bill accumulates daily as their baby is still in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of GMC Hospital in Ajman.
Hospital board member June Snow said 35 of the 53 nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit expressed support for Thangavel at a meeting about two weeks ago.
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Davis and clinical psychologist Mara Tesler Stein addresses dealing with powerful and painful emotions associated with being the parent of a premature child, physical recovery from difficult childbirth, forming bonds with one's baby when it must be kept in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), dealing with the difficulties of discharge, homecoming, and settling in, observing one's child for evidence of disabilities and coping with them, and also, how to deal with the loss of a child.
A spokesman for the Department of Health said: 'We are aware of the pressure on NHS neonatal intensive care services.
Technologic advances in recent years have increased the numbers of children hospitalized on neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and pediatric intensive care units (PICUs).
Situation #4 involved a city hospital that operated a neonatal intensive care unit that required four doctors with specialized training (perinatologists) to insure adequate coverage and a high quality of care.
Facts: Hospital D, which is located in a medium to large size metropolitan area, operates a neonatal intensive care unit that requires a minimum of four perinatologists for adequate coverage and high-quality care.
Anyone looking at the babies in a neonatal intensive care unit can't help but feel they're very vulnerable.
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A SPECIALIST neonatal intensive care unit was under threat because of uncertainty over maternity services.

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