Neonatal sepsis is a type of neonatal infection and specifically refers to the presence in a newborn baby of a bacterial blood stream infection (BSI) (such as meningitis, pneumonia, pyelonephritis, or gastroenteritis) in the setting of fever. Older textbooks may refer to neonatal sepsis as "sepsis neonatorum".
These clinical guidelines have been written and updated for use on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Peter's Hospital in Surrey, UK. They may not reflect our current practice, they may be in the process of being updated and they may contain errors or practices that are not consistent with practices elsewhere.
Neonatal Sepsis Calculator. Clinical Exam Description; Clinical Illness: Persistent need for NCPAP / HFNC / mechanical ventilation (outside of the delivery room)
National sepsis expert Maureen Seckel has been caring for patients with sepsis for over 39 years. A critical care CNS and sepsis coordinator, Seckel served as AACN representative and co-author for the updated 2017 Surviving Sepsis Guidelines. In this video interview, she shares the latest thinking on sepsis, including:
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Phototherapy is the use of visible light to treat severe jaundice in the neonatal period. Approximately 60% of term babies and 85% preterm babies will develop clinically apparent jaundice, which classically becomes visible on day 3, peaks days 5-7 and resolves by 14 days of age in a term infant and by 21 days in the preterm infant.
project to develop evidence-based guidelines for the management of neonatal seizures. These guidelines are intended to be of use for neonatologists, paediatric neurologists, paediatricians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health profes-