Tuesday, 13 June 2017

The Ultimate Care for Your Baby

    NICU stands for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, also called Newborn Intensive Care Unit. This is department or nursery of the hospital that provides care for premature newborns or newborns who have medical complications. In NICU, there will be health care providers who have special training and  the equipments to give newborn the best possible care to the newborn along with the participation of mother of the newborn. 

    Here the premature newborn will be provided the optimal environment for growth. In NICU the newborn will stay for days, weeks or longer Depending up on the degree of prematurity of the newborn. 


 Conditions Treated in NICU

  • Anemia
  • Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)
  • ApneaBronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN)
  • Pneumonia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Gastroschisis
  • Jaundice
  • Macrosomia
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sepsis
In NICU the following heart diseases and conditions which originate in the early part of pregnancy (during the formation of heart) are also treated:

  • Bradycardia
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Heart valve abnormalities
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Septal defects
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of the great arteries

Equipments in NICU

    In NICU there are oxygen, medications, mechanical ventilators or breathing machines, and other  supplies for medical care. There are furthermore, technologies to monitor every body system of a baby which includes Breathing, Heart rate, Temperature, blood pressure, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels. The following are some of the monitoring equipment often used in the NICU:
  • Heart or cardiorespiratory monitor
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • CT or CAT scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Endotracheal tube (ET)
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
    Nyle Women's and childrens super speciality hospital based in Thrissur, offers latest and highly advanced treatments for Neonatology and Paediatrics in Kerala. The NICU of the hospital is committed to provide the state-of -the-art facilities for all fragile newborns. With the help of expert team of Best Neonatologists and Neonatal Care equipped with all advanced complex machines and monitoring devices.


Visit us:  www.nylehospitals.com
Mail Us: nylehospitals123@gmail.com

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