what is left over
the amount of food remaining in the stomach from the previous feeding
measure of how fast you are breathing
In children the monitor tracks it from abdominal "belly" and chest movement. The health care team will also watch, look and listen to your child's breathing.
a common cause of colds and bronchiolitis (lung infection) in infants and children
healthcare professionals who care for patients by helping your heart and lungs be healthy
healthcare professional who has graduated from an approved respiratory therapy training program and is qualified to provide respiratory care under the supervision of a physician. The respiratory therapist plays an important role in the NICU/Pediatrics by monitoring the function of all devices that support breathing, deliver oxygen and deliver respiratory medications.
disease that can happen in premature babies. It causes abnormal blood vessels to grow in the retina (the layer of nerve tissue in the eye that makes it so we can see). This growth can cause the retina to detach from the back of the eye, leading to blindness
daily update and review of the patient by the healthcare team, sometimes at your bedside