Neonatal ascites is a rare entity. It means the accumulation of fluid in the intraperitoneal cavity. Normally it should not happen. There are many reasons for neonatal ascites. Obstructive uropathy is the most common cause. We had found a case of neonatal ascites in our NICU. Here is the case Continue Reading…..
Neonatal resuscitation is the sum of steps for the asphyxiated baby just after birth. Newborn resuscitation helps to establish breathing and circulation. It is very essential to prevent hypoxic damage to various organs especially the brain. Neonatal Resuscitation Program is a set of educational guidelines established by the Department of Continue Reading…..
Neonatal breast enlargement is sometimes common. Because At the ends of pregnancy there is a fall of estrogen level. It triggers the neonatal pituitary gland to secrete prolactin. It can happen up to 70% of cases. But that’s not the problem. It regresses usually within a few days. But the problems occur as Continue Reading…..
Neonatology deals with the new born babies of age less than 1-month-old. It’s a branch of Pediatrics. Neonatology is a highly paid profession. And it requires extreme dedication and hard work. Sometimes your hand will save the life of a baby. And not only that it will bring a smile to Continue Reading…..
What is Surfactant? The alveoli contain many types of cells. Among them Type 2 Pneumocytes produces surfactant. The main function of surfactant is to reduce surface tension, so that decrease the work of breathing. Surfactant forms a thin monomolecular layer at the air fluid interface. Surfactant layer is not static. Continue Reading…..
Neonates needs special care if they are ill. When neonates are being admitted in Hospital first the history is taken and written in a form. As I am an Intern Doctor of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, I have received many neonatal cases. Certain points must be noted in the Admission Continue Reading…..
Rh Negative Mother is at risk if the father is Rh Positive. Usually Rh Negative Mother gives Birth to Rh +ve Baby. An Rh Negative Mother should be aware of her pregnancy and the blood group of her husband. what is rh factor positive If you are Rh-Positive, your red blood cells do Continue Reading…..