Neonatology

PRK Hospitals has a dedicated team of Neonatologists who are skilled to treat the new born infants, premature new born, and babies with low birth weight. Our skilled and equipped team of Neonatologists is equipped with latest technologies to render baby care of new born and pre mature babies with support of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU). Our dedicated team at PRK Hospitals aims to deliver contemporary care, conducting constant research and enhancing the skills to diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions in Neonatology.

What is Neonatology?

Neonatology is a branch of medical that deals with newborn intensive care units. The certified people who can manage the newborn intensive care are called as Neonatologists. They generally provide services like diagnosis and treatment for breathing disorders, infections, birth defects etc. Our Neonatologists are trained to handle most complex and high risk situations with 100 percent care.

Neonatologists have special training required to evaluate the problems in newborns and treat them properly. These neonatologists take care of newborn babies who are born before their bodies are formed.Neonatologists are passionate and genuine, willing to work long hours to takecare of newborn babies. Patience is the main qualification of neonatologists to show sensitivity towards the little patients.

These days as premature baby births are grown rapidly there is lot of importance to Neonatologists. There is difference between Neonatologists and Pediatricians. Neonatologists handle special health needs of new borns and pediatricians are qualified doctors who can handle baby’s medical care including complex and high risk situations.

  • Procedures we follow at PRK Hospitals management include the following:
  • Resuscitation
  • CPAP ventilation
  • Invasive Ventilation with pulmonary graphic display
  • Blood and Blood product transfusion
  • Exchange transfusion
  • Umbilical venous and arterial line catheterization
  • Percutaneous Central venous line insertion
  • Peripheral arterial line catheterization
  • Intercostal Chest drain insertion
  • Suprapubic Bladder aspiration
  • Bone marrow aspiration
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition preparation and infusion
  • Neonatal Ultrasound imaging
  • Echocardiography
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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