Organization of the Neonatal Care-Macedonian model

Zisovska, Elizabeta (2012) Organization of the Neonatal Care-Macedonian model. In: Secondo Congresso Nationale Giornate Neonatologische e Pediatriche “Al di la dei confine”, 3-4 Feb 2012, Reggio di Caserta, Napoli, Italy.

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Abstract

In Republic of Macedonia the neonatal health care is regionalized by law in three main levels: First level of health care, comprising well-newborn nurseries providing basic level of newborn care to infants at low risk, capable to perform neonatal resuscitation at every delivery; secondary level of health care is capable to take care for infants of corrected gestational age > 34 weeks or weight greater than 1800 g with mild illness expected to resolve quickly, to initiate and maintain intravenous access and medications, ooxygen therapy with oxygen saturation monitoring. A level above is Level 2-a, with possibility for care of infants with a corrected gestational age of 32 weeks or greater or a weight of 1500 g or greater who are moderately ill with problems expected to resolve quickly or who are convalescing after intensive care; tertiary level of care is provided in NICU’s, with all intensive procedures: care of infants of all gestational ages and weights, assisted ventilation, homeostasis stabilization, ultrasonography and radiography, total parenteral nutrition, exchange transfusion, all other examinations and interventions, immediate access to the full range of subspecialty consultants (neonatal surgery, cardiologist, neurologist, ophthalmologist, social worker, ophthalmologic examination of the premature infants according to the Guidelines, referral of the risk newborns to the center for follow up and early intervention.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Elizabeta Zisovska
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2015 08:32
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 11:03
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/13626

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