Flashcards in Small Or Preterm Baby Deck (26):
Low birthweight is?
Extremely low birth weight?
Very low birthweight is?
What is small for gestational age?
Birthweight that is
Reasons for small gestational age?
Edwards syndrome is?
T18 - small, rocker bottom feet, overlapping fingers, heart defects
Small for gestational age placental reasons?
Placental vascular thrombosis/infarction
General cause of preterm birth?
Idiopathic. Main reason.
Ante partum haemorrhage
Fetus not growing well.
Small for gestational age vs. preterm, preterm will be more at risk for everything except?
What to do when 30weeker unexpected birth?
Pink : O2 sats
Sweet: maintain blood sugar
How to warm baby without incubator?
Heat up normal saline bags, wrap in towel, build a fort
What is Hyaline membrane disease? HMD?
Airways fill up with pink substance due to surfactant deficiency
Causes of respiratory distress in preterm?
How to deliver 02
Nasal prongs/face mask
ETT + positive pressure
O2 sats in preterm should be?
>95 in term babies
Temp for preterm?
36.8 degrees. Per Axilla (PA)
Reduce loses (glad bag)
Evaporation, convection, radiation, conduction
Nutrition for preterm? BGL
Enteral breast milk
Why do preterm babies die?
28-36 weeks reason babies die?
Why improved survival in preterm?
In utero transfers