neonatal special care

neonatal special care

A term of art referring to an increased level of neonatal care (more intensive observation, treatment and nursing) that falls short of the care provided in a neonatal intensive care unit.
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But the couple have never forgotten the specialist care Laura received in James Cook University Hospital's neonatal special care unit - and so Robert, of Redcar, donned his running shoes to give something back.
(11) In a neonatal special care unit in the USA, the infant: nurse ratio and infant census were the key determinants of nosocomial infections.
Nosocomial Klesiella pneumoniae colonization in a neonatal special care unit.
He spent a lifetime devoted to helping children and was involved in the creation of the neonatal special care unit at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
In September, Mr Drakeford told AMs how a clinical panel appointed by him had accepted that the provision of neonatal special care facilities across all Hywel Dda hospitals was "neither safe nor sustainable", and that there was "consistent evidence from around the world that regionalisation of services for low risk deliveries and the centralisation of high risk deliveries are effective in reducing neonatal deaths".
The Women's Care Center includes a 22-bed post-delivery unit and a 24-hour neonatal special care nurses for higher risk newborns, operated in collaboration with Women & Infants Hospital.
Table I illustrates the current situation of neonatal special care facilities in the major hospitals of Karachi.
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