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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018
Cyanosis is characterised by a blue discolouration of the tissues caused by reduced haemoglobin levels. Central cyanosis affects 3-4 per cent of all newborns and is a marker of significant disease.... Read more...
Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

A dysmorphology assessment of a newborn focuses on aspects of history, physical examination and investigations that may lead to a syndrome diagnosis.

This assessment should be carried out on a child with any of the following:

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Published Date16 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Currently, in Victoria, approx. 78 babies are born each year with a moderate or greater, permanent congenital bilateral hearing impairment.

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Published Date16 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Evaluating when is the right time to transition a preterm infant to an open cot is an essential skill for staff in the special care nursery (SCN).

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Published Date16 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Child abuse can be physical, sexual or emotional. Physical abuse is any non-accidental injury to a child. Sexual abuse is when a child (under 17) is forced by an adult to engage in any kind of sexual activity. Emotional abuse can involve... Read more...

Published Date16 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Although more than 90 per cent of babies less than 1,000 grams or < 28 weeks gestation are delivered in tertiary centres, occasionally a tiny baby is delivered in a non-tertiary hospital.

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