neonatal intensive care unit

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ne·o·na·tal in·ten·sive care u·nit

(NICU) (nē'ō-nā'tăl in-ten'siv kār yū'nit)
Hospital unit designated for care of critically ill premature and full-term newborns.
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Lega et al., "Serratia marcescens outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit: crucial role of implementing hand hygiene among external consultants," BMC Infectious Diseases, vol.
marcescens is a Gram-negative organism that frequently colonises neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).
For this reason, they are seldom diagnosed in the neonatal intensive care unit. There are scarce reports presenting isolated cases like this one as most of the published data refer to neonatal intensive care unit microepidemics in which parainfluenza 3 was just one of the different viruses detected [5].
The baby was evaluated at the neonatal intensive care unit, but she did not survive.
But the report found they are still failing to meet some requirements, including cleaning of neonatal intensive care units, cleaning wheelchairs and storing breast milk at the correct temperature.
Following a list of the top 100 secrets in the field, chapters cover care of the term infant; fetal growth and development; obstetric issues, labor, and delivery; family-centered and developmental care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); the NICU environment and infection control; and questions in various subspecialties, from cardiology to ophthalmology to pain management.
The Aga Khan University and English Biscuits signed a memorandum of understanding to expand the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the University Hospital.
The aim of this study was to determine the characteristics of infants of diabetic mothers who are more likely to need an admission to the neonatal intensive care unit to manage their hypoglycaemia.
babies are in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and constantly monitored by the doctors.
Moms who are not ambulatory after delivery, perhaps because of a cesarean section or other complications, are able to see their newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit due to the new iPad initiative in the Maxine Dunitz Children's Health Center at Cedars-Sinai.
Summary: Eighteen more beds will be added to the Latifa Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with the construction of an annexe.

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