Apr 12, 2023
Neonatology focuses on the care of newborn infants, especially those who are born prematurely or with complex medical conditions. Staying up to date with the latest updates in neonatology is important for those preparing for the NEET PG exam.
In the NEET PG exam, there are often questions related to neonatology, including the management of common neonatal conditions, the latest guidelines for neonatal resuscitation, and advances in neonatal intensive care. Therefore, having a good understanding of the latest updates in neonatology is crucial for success in the NEET PG exam.
In this blog we’ll cover this important pediatric topic with a focus on golden hour, umbilical artery catheterisation. Keep reading.
PaO2 < 50 mm Hg → Highly sensitive of Cyanotic CHD
PaO2 50-150 mm Hg → needs further evaluation
PaO2 > 150 mm Hg or rise in PaO2 by > 80-120 mm Hg above base line → Cyanotic CHD is unlikely
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Rewarm the opposite leg with warm towel
Colour of opposite limb improves (If doesn’t improve in 5 min, then remove UAC)
|Skin||Sticky friable, Transparent||Gelatinous, red, translucent||Smooth, pink; visible veins||Superficial peeling and or rash; few veins||Cracking, pale areas; rare veins||Parchment deep cracking; no vessels||Leathery, cracked wrinkled|
|Lanugo||None||Sparse||Abundant||Thinning||Bald areas||Mostly bald||Maturity Rating|
|Plantar surface||Heal – toe 40-50 mm; -1<40 mm:-2||> 50 mm no crease||Faint red marks||Anterior transverse crease only||Creases anterior 2/3||Creases over entire sole||Score||Weeks|
|Breast||Imperceptible||Barely perceptible||Flat areola, no bud||Stippled areola 1-2 mm bud||Raised areola 3-4 mm bud||Full areola 5-10 mm bud||5||26|
|Eye / Ear||Lids fused loosely -1Tightly -2||Lids open Pinna flat Stays folded||Slightly curved pinna, soft, slow recoil||Well curved pinna; soft but ready recoil||Formed and firm instant recoil||Thick cartilage; ear stiff||25||34|
|genitals (male)||Scrotum flat, smooth||Scrotum empty, faint rugae||Testes in upper canal, rare rugae||Testes descending, few rugae||Testes down, good rugae||Testes pendulous, deep rugae||45||42|
|Genitale (female)||Clitoris prominent, labia flat||Clitoris prominent, small labia minora||Clitoris prominent, enlarging minora||Majora and minora equally prominent||Majora large, minora small||Majora cover cli|
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