pediatrics

branch of medicine dealing with children and their diseases

field of medicine that looks after the health of infants, children, and adolescents up to the age of 18

 

premature or preterm baby

baby born before 37 weeks gestation.

prognosis

forecast, prediction

long term outlook for recovery

pulmonary toilet & postural drainage

a way to assist in getting rid of mucus from of your  lungs. The respiratory therapists use their hands in a cup-like fashion or use a machine to gently vibrate on your chest

pulse ox probe

measure oxygen levels of the blood.

 "red light" - usually taped to your finger or toe connected by a wire to the pulse oximeter - that measures the oxygen levels in your  blood