Neonatal Sepsis

Dr Prakash V., Dr. R. Kishore Kumar
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Neonatal Sepsis - Treatment
1. Supportive Therapy: Thermoneutral environment, adequate nutrition, proper oxygenation, volume expansion and inotropic support if needed.
2. Antibiotics: Should be based on institutional antibiogram and sensitivity patterns. Narrow spectrum antibiotics to be used and every unit must have antibiotic stewardship policy
3.Adjunctive therapy: Many therapies like exchange transfusion, GM-CSF, IVIG, Ig M Enriched IVIG and Pentoxyphiline have been tried none of them has proven benefits.

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Neonatal Sepsis Neonatal Sepsis 09/05/2018
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