Results for: Neonatal

What is neonatal?

  A neonate is a newly-born baby, and neonatal is the adjective used to refer to anything (usually hospital-related) that is to do with newborn babies up to a few weeks of (MORE)

What are the complications of neonatal sepsis?

Pneumonia is more common in early-onset sepsis, whereas meningitis and bacteremia are more common in late-onset sepsis. Premature and ill infants are more susceptible to sepsi (MORE)

Methods for Monitoring a Neonatal Heart Rate

Neonatal heart rate is an important vital sign to monitor throughout your pregnancy, giving an indication of an unborn child's development and overall health. Technology has e (MORE)

What Is an Oximeter and How Does Pulse Oximetry Work?

Pulse oximetry is a non-invasive technique used to measure blood oxygen levels. Health care professionals often employ pulse oximetry in surgical recovery and throughout a pat (MORE)

External Fetal Monitoring Explained

External fetal monitoring is a common procedure for pregnant women. You generally experience EFM as part of a non-stress test after your 20th week of pregnancy. Its purpose is (MORE)

At what age should you take a puppy from its mother?

The sight of a worried mother searching frantically for her missing pup is not one that is likely forgotten so for a first timer, choosing the right time and also the right wa (MORE)

Hazards of a neonatal nurse?

Hazards of being a neonatal nurse include the heartbreak of seeing  tiny infants sick and dying. There are also long hours and  difficult working conditions.
In Health

What causes neonatal tetanus?

Neonatal tetanus in newborns can be caused by cutting the umbilical cord with an unsterile instrument or by improper care of the umbilical stump.