Procedure

Neonatology

Description

Characteristics
- Warming cribs; 
- Basic incubators; 
- Intensive care incubator
 
Respiratory monitoring: 
- Respiratory rate and apnoea
 
Respiratory mechanics: 
Pulse oximetry
 
Respiratory Techniques:
Oxygen therapy.
Surfactant administration.
Pleural tap.
Permanent pleural drainage.
Respiratory physiotherapy.
Nebulisation and humidification techniques.
Oro-naso-tracheal intubation. 
Selective bronchial intubation.
Invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation.
 
Haemodynamic Monitoring:
- Heart rate.
Continuous electrocardiogram.
Temperature monitoring.
Non-invasive blood pressure (oscillometric method).
Invasive blood pressure. 
- Central venous pressure.
 
Cardiovascular Techniques:
Peripheral and central vascular access.
Management of vasoactive drugs.
Management of pulmonary vasodilators.
Intraosseous infusion. 
Umbilical cannulisation.
Cardiac massage.
Defibrillation and cardioversion.

Digestive Techniques:

- Central parenteral nutrition.

Peripheral parenteral nutrition.

Enteral nutrition.

Management of post-operative digestive surgery.

Gastric aspiration. 

 
Haematological Techniques:
- Use of haemoderivatives specifically for neonates.
Bilirubinometry.
Phototherapy. 
 
Kidney and Internal Medium:
- Electrolyte balance.
Urinary catheterisation.
Suprapubic catheterisation.
 
Nervous System Techniques:
- Lumbar puncture.
Cisternal puncture.
 
Analgesia and Sedation Techniques:
Systemic drug treatment.
 
Other Techniques:
Bacteriological sampling.
 
Benefits Relating to Neonatal Care:
- Routine examination of newborn.
Provision of genetic counselling.
Early discharge protocol and humanised childbirth protocol.
Child identification procedure.
Discharge report for the well newborn or newborn with pathology.
Metabolic screening.
Vaccines.
Infection control and antibiotic policy of the unit.
Connection with high-risk obstetrics unit.
Visiting protocols.
Attention to the psychosocial aspects of care.
 

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Conditions

Medical centres

Hospitals

Vithas Xanit International Hospital
Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n
Benalmádena
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Vithas Parque San Antonio Hospital
Avda del Pintor Joaquín Sorolla, 2
Málaga
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Hospital El Angel
Calle Corregidor Nicolás Isidro 16
Málaga
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