Organization and management of nursing services in NICU, levels of transport


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Author Details : Javaid Ahmad Mir, Bushra Mushtaq, Onaisa Aalia Mushtaq*

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 151-153

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijpns.2021.031



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Abstract

Neonatal Intensive Care is defined as, “care for medically unstable and critically ill newborns requiring constant nursing, complicated surgical procedures, continual respiratory support, or other intensive interventions.” A NICU is a unit that provides high quality skilled care to critically ill neonates by offering facilities for continuous clinical, biochemical and radio logical monitoring and use of life support systems with the aim of improving survival of these babies. Intermediate care includes care of ill infants requiring less constant nursing care, but does not exclude respiratory support. Care of ill infants requiring less constant nursing care, but does not exclude respiratory support. When an intensive care nursery is available, the intermediate nursery serves as a “step down unit” from the intensive care area.


Keywords: Organization, Management, Nursing services, NICU, levels of transport


How to cite : Mir J A, Mushtaq B, Mushtaq O A, Organization and management of nursing services in NICU, levels of transport. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2021;4(4):151-153


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and J Paediatr Nurs Sci. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





Article History

Received : 30-10-2021

Accepted : 16-11-2021

Available online : 11-01-2022


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