Upon completion of this series, the learner will be able to:
-Describe the most common respiratory pathologies seen in the NICU including meconium aspiration, persistent pulmonary hypertension and Robin Syndrome.
-Outline the purpose and nature of ECMO (extra corporeal membrane oxygenation).
-Identify a wide range of cardiovascular anomalies, noting the symptoms and treatment.
-Understand the specific characteristics of coarctation of the aorta and tetralogy of fallot.
-Highlight the symptoms and management of sepsis.
-Discuss the range of gastrointestinal defects including omphalocele, gastroschisis and imperforate anus.
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