Category Archives: Neonatology
Management of neonatal hypoglycemia.
Hypoglycemia is common in neonates especially those with risk factors (see below). It’s crucial to know how to deal with this condition as it is having potential and deleterious sequelae if it is not recognized early and left untreated.
Intravenous fluid calculation for neonates.
Intravenous fluid calculation for neonates is different than older infants because they have more body surface area in relation to their weight, so they lose more water through skin and hence they need more fluid replacement. **IV fluid requirement in term neonates Day 1: 60 ml/kg GW 10% Day 2: 80 ml/kg GW 10% Day […]
Management of neonatal jaundice (hyperbilirubinemia)
There is a long list of causes of neonatal jaundice, here in this article we are going to focus on management rather than causes of neonatal jaundice. When receiving a neonate with jaundice we have to take a good history, perform a thorough examination, send for investigations and treat accordingly.