medical department
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Like the precision and care found in other intensive care units for older patients in the hospital, our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team handles newborn babies round the clock with even more precision and extreme care and attention suitable to their small and delicate bodies.

Admissions of babies to the neonatal intensive care unit can be: 

  • Internal: From the gyneco-obstetrics service or the operating room service.
  • External: From home or transferred from another establishment.

The neonatal service receives newborns with the following cases:

  • Prematurity
  • Moderate neonatal infection
  • Serious neonatal infections
  • Early and physiological jaundice
  • Inhalation of amniotic fluid
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Hypotonia and anorexia
  • Disease of the hyaline membranes
  • Pneumothorax
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Moaning
  • Septic shock
  • Monitoring the baby of a diabetic mother
  • Moderate respiratory distress
  • Severe respiratory distress:
  • Disease of the hyaline membranes
  • Apneic syndrome
  • Post asphyxia syndrome
  • Meconial inhalation
  • Bronchopneumonia 
  • Surgical respiratory distress
  • Low birth weight children
  • Perinatal asphyxia with its pulmonary and neurological complications
  • Metabolic disturbances in the neonatal period
  • Major congenital anomalies: