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Neonatal Care

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Continually evolving care for newborns

Our Neonatal Care technology enables caregivers to deliver life-sustaining, non-invasive, developmental care to neonates in a nurturing and supportive environment. Our goal is to help you improve patient outcomes during the newborn’s golden hour, transport flow and neonatal care stay, while supporting you and the baby’s parents with educational resources. As your Specialist in Acute Care, we continuously develop outstanding technology to deliver innovative designs focused on newborns – to ease workflows, improve therapy and support developmental care.

NICU baby sleeping

Thermoregulation in Neonatal Care

Careful heat management of newborns is an important topic in Neonatal Care. Although thermoregulation is now known to have an impact on patient outcome, it is still an area for further education. Here’s an in-depth look at why it’s important to keep premature babies within the optimal ‘thermo-neutral’ range to provide the best conditions for growth and maturity.

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Baby is being treated for jaundice in the NICU

Newborn Jaundice Management

Newborn jaundice management – from screening to phototherapy – has changed considerably over the years. Read about when and how to screen for it and the types of gentle and effective treatments that are available for neonates today. There is also some useful information to help families of jaundiced newborns through this time of anxiety and uncertainties.

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A preemie is supplied with oxygen

Neonatal ventilation and lung protection

Neonatal ventilation is an important part of the care you deliver in Neonatal Care – but ventilation of neonates remains a substantial challenge even for the most experienced caregiver. Read about neonatal ventilation strategies and gain a deeper understanding of how to avoid damage to the immature respiratory systems and brains of premature babies.

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Nurse monitors the amount of light reaching a premature baby in the NICU

Lighting in Neonatal Care

When it comes to premature babies, light is a very complex matter. We need to avoid too much exposure and brightness and yet understand how the right amount of light at the right times can have a positive influence on development. Here, we discuss how creating a supportive light environment in Neonatal Care, with the right care and the right technology, can truly benefit your littlest patients.

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Caregiver’s hand rests on premature baby in the NICU

Noise in Neonatal Care

For babies in Neonatal Care, noise presents a complex issue. Loud noises can be especially harmful to premature babies, sometimes causing hearing damage and developmental delays down the road. However, newborns respond extremely well to beneficial and comforting sounds. Here, we look at good versus bad noises and how to create a nurturing Neonatal Care noise environment.

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Premature baby is cared for in the NICU

Developmental care in Neonatal Care

Neonatal Care can be tough environments – for babies, parents and caregivers. Developmental and family-centred care concepts help to remove the factors that cause stress. Learn about how this promotes neural and physiological growth in premature babies – and also helps caregivers feel less stress, so the focus can stay on delivering the best possible care to the newborns.

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Draeger Australia Pty. Ltd.

8 Acacia Place
Notting Hill
Victoria 3168

1800 372 437

Draeger New Zealand Ltd.

Unit 4
24 Bishop Dunn Place
East Tamaki
Auckland 2013

0800 372 437