Hypertension

Jun 30, 2018 by in NURSING Comments Off on Hypertension

HYPERTENSION Mary F. Terhaar Overview Hypertension in neonates may present insidiously as feeding difficulty, irritability, tachypnea, apnea, or lethargy; may be identified on routine screening; or may present more acutely…

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Hydronephrosis

Jun 30, 2018 by in NURSING Comments Off on Hydronephrosis

HYDRONEPHROSIS Charlene M. Deuber Overview Hydronephrosis is one of the most common fetal anomalies, detected in 1% of pregnancies. A sign rather than a diagnosis, hydronephrosis references significant dilation of…

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Dysplasia

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BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA Amy Bieda Overview Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a multifactorial disorder that evolves in infants born prematurely. These infants require some degree of mechanical ventilation and have an oxygen…

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of Prematurity

Jun 30, 2018 by in NURSING Comments Off on of Prematurity

APNEA OF PREMATURITY Amy Bieda Overview Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a common clinical problem affecting premature infants and is related to developmental immaturity. By definition, it is the cessation…

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Disorder

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SEIZURE DISORDER Kathleen Maxwell Overview The majority of seizures are idiopathic. Seizures can present at any age and clinically can be described as convulsions, staring spells, muscle spasms, and odd…

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