Changzhou Maternal and Child Care Hospital

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Neonate Department
      Neonate Department and NICU were established in 1983 and 1990 respectively. Through unremitting endeavor and hard work over a decade since its establishment, NICU has made rapid progress in such fields as medical care, research, disease prevention and clinical teaching. Currently, the Department boasts a medical team that is outstanding in professional quality, excellent in medical skills and reasonable in talent structure. As to professionals, there are 4 medical staff with senior level and 7 with intermediate level. The neonatology is a key specialized branch of the municipal perinatology. With 40 beds (10 for NICU), the Department has a capacity of 1,800-2,000 patients annually, including 300 for serious cases along with a success rate higher than 95%. The NICU is equipped with advanced instrument and equipment that are top-notch domestically and receives patients from the city and areas around, making it a neonatal treatment center based in the Changzhou downtown and serving residents in surrounding areas. For clinical experience of the Department, it is much appreciated in critical diseases of the newborn, such as severe neonatal asphyxia, inhalation of meconium, neonatal respiratory failure, cardiac failure, intracranial hemorrhage, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, pneumorrhagia, severe neonatal scleredema, neonatal septicemia, neonatal shock, DIC, neonatal tetanus, haemolytic disease and multiple organ failure, and it is especially experienced in rescue of such premature infants as very low birth weight infants and ultra-low birth weight infants. The Department used to successfully rescue an 870 g birth weight premature infant with only 26 gestational weeks. This baby, one-and-half-year old now, is sound in intellectual, physical and nutritional development according to our follow-up visits.。