Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Universal Hospital is designed and supported with the advanced equipment and capabilities for the neonatal care and management of critically ill full term and preterm neonates, who require intensive care monitoring. They are more susceptible to respiratory problems requiring pulmonary assistance and ventilation.
Term babies, those born after 37 weeks gestation, require general care including immunization, feeding problems, and management of neonatal jaundice.
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Universal Hospital is a HAAD certified Level 3 NICU, which means that it is capable of caring for very small or premature babies or very sick newborn babies. We have very experienced and well trained staff on site, including neonatologists, neonatal nurses, and respiratory therapists who are available 24 hours a day.
The Neonatology Unit at Universal Hospital provides management and treatment for various conditions including:
. Care of pre-term and low birth weight babies
. Management of neonates with respiratory distress syndromes requiring mechanical ventilation
. Provide care for extremely low birth weight and premature neonates
. Birth asphyxia and Neonatal seizures
. Congenital heart disease treatment
. Neonatal jaundice, Neonatal blood diseases
. Neonatal sepsis
. Follow up of newborn babies with special needs and critical care illness
. Care of healthy newborn with follow up
. Newborn outpatient clinic for follow up of growth, nutrition and development
. Vaccination of newborn babies
. Neonatal screening program, Neonatal hearing screening and congenital screening program for all deliveries
. Treatment of problems of infants of diabetic mothers
. Management of feeding problems for newborn