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February doctors’ changeover

Dear all, For those of you changing jobs today, I wish you all the best for safe travels, a nice welcome to your new team and a good start to the job. If you have found Neonatal Tips useful over … Continue reading

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Tip 69: oxygen saturations at birth

Acceptable pre-ductal saturations according to the NLS 2012 guidelines: 60% at 2 minutes 70% at 3 minutes 80% at 4 minutes 85% at 5 minutes 90% at 10 minutes Reference: Resuscitation Council, UK. Neonatal Life Support Guideline, 2012.

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Happy New Year!

Dear readers, I hope that you have a wonderful 2018. All the best, Hazel

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Fun 5: meetings

The consultant tried some different faces before deciding which one to wear to handover.

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August Changeover

Thinking of you all today as you either start a new job or work hard to care for your patients while the newbies have induction. Please email me any feedback and tell incomers to neonatal medicine about Neonatal Tips! All … Continue reading

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Tip 14: brachial plexus injury

Complete resolution at 6 months of age: only 65% for Erb’s palsy and <10% for total palsy +/- Horner’s syndrome. Reference: Foad SL. Prognosis following neonatal brachial plexus palsy: An evidence-based review. J Child Orthop, 2009; 3: 459–463.

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Feedback?

Dear followers, So, we’ve reached the end of the tips that I (or some co-writers) have already written and I’ll begin the tips again from number one on Wednesday. If you have any comments, feedback or requests for certain tips … Continue reading

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