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NICU consultants and support staff

Newborn intensive care unit - consultants and support staff; Neonatal intensive care unit - consultants and support staff

The NICU is a special unit in the hospital for babies born preterm, very early, or who have some other serious medical condition. Most babies born very early will need special care after birth. This article discusses the consultants and support staff who may be involved in the care of your infant depending on your infant's specific medical needs.

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    • Physical activity - preventive medicine

      Physical activity - preventive medicine

      Physical activity contributes to health by reducing the heart rate, decreasing the risk for cardiovascular disease, and reducing the amount of bone loss that is associated with age and osteoporosis. Physical activity also helps the body use calories more efficiently, thereby helping in weight loss and maintenance. It can increase basal metabolic rate, reduces appetite, and helps in the reduction of body fat.

      Physical activity - preventive medicine

      illustration

    • Osteopathic medicine

      Osteopathic medicine

      The scope of practice for osteopathic physicians includes diagnostic and therapeutic techniques (including musculoskeletal manipulations as well as prescriptions and other therapies) and preventive measures.

      Osteopathic medicine

      illustration

    • Intestinal obstruction (pediatric) - series

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    Review Date: 10/11/2018

    Reviewed By: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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