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Dr P.K Gupta, MBBS, DCH, MNAMS, Consultant Pediatrician & Neonatologist
“The motto is to have a safe childhood”
There have been tremendous advances both in the understanding and the availability of technology for effective and rational management of development of development of healthy newborn babies. The focus has also shifted from mere survival to intact survival and the quality of life among survivors. Our aim should be to reduce the neuromotor disability and sensory neural handicaps to our society. Because the modern specialised obstetrical and neonatal care converting deaths into disability eg. Cerebral palsy, mental retardation etc.
So, proper health screening for every neonate, esp. LBW, VLBW, and extremely premature babies are must. Following is an indication for proper screenings and follow ups
Sick babies, premature sick babies discharged from NICU may develop following systematic disorders which must be kept in mind while re-evaluating babies during Screening Programme.
So, it is our duties to select high-risk babies & do their screening on a regular interval and if possible all babies must be screened up to 1 yr of age regularly.
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