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Burns Surgery Back Newborn Baby

Circular lesions on the back of an infant as a result of skin burns from a faulty tran-scutaneous pO2 electrode. With the advent of pulse oximetry the transcutaneous electrodes are rarely used nowadays. Figure 7.7. Hypopigmentation of the skin of the lower abdomen as a result of scarring from application of tape in the newborn intensive care unit. Trauma to the skin from adhesive tape is not uncommon, especially in very low birth weight infants. The hypopigmentation improves over...

Foley Catheter For Infant

Foley Catheter For Infant

Discoloration with gangrene of the right buttock following umbilical artery catheter placement. Figure 7.43. Discoloration with gangrene of the right buttock following umbilical artery catheter placement. Figure 7.44. The same infant 10 days later showed marked improvement of the buttock. Figure 7.44. The same infant 10 days later showed marked improvement of the buttock. Figure 7.45. Gangrene of the left buttock following umbilical artery catherization. The umbilical artery...

Dubowitz Scoring System

Amiel Tyson Neurology

Completely Beginning of hypotonic flexion of thigh at hip 'Scarf sign complete with no resistance Upper limbs very hypotonic lying in extension Flexion of forearms begins to appear, but very weak Strong 'return to flexion.' Flexion tone inhibited if forearm maintained 30 seconds in extension Strong 'return to flexion.' Forearm returns very promptly to flexion after being extended for 30 seconds Passive tone. Increase of tone with maturity illustrated by means of six clinical tests. (From...

Effects of Maternal Medication

During pregnancy, the average fetus is exposed to four physician-prescribed and five self-prescribed drugs. Every drug administered or taken by a pregnant woman presents the mother with both risks and benefits. The risks include the drug's potential as a teratogen or as a cause of toxicity in the fetus. Most human teratogens affect the embryo during a very narrow period of early development as illustrated by the time (24 to 33 days gestation) during which the fetus is susceptible to limb...