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Dr. Omayma Hemida

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  1. Hi, I did MS in Neonatology with the University of Southampton, it is an excellent experience. I am a better neonatologist after completing each module, this is the bottom line. Of course, the degree depends hugely on self learning, but who and how can motivate you, that is the essence of how effective that kind of learning. Each module is divided into 3 parts: 1- online discussion about a subject , the tutor starts a thread and stimulate the participants to engage in the discussion and show your expertise, your knowledge and your efforts to search new evidence. So it is n
  2. Nasojejunal feeding has been used frequently in my neonatal unit, even with CGA is as premature as 28 week. My concerns were many , but what I would like to highlight: Fat digestion in those babies was compromised and they had very high triglyceride : Preduodenal lipase is inactive beyond the Pylorus. ( Manson WG and Weaver LT : fat digestion in the neonate, Archives Disease of Childhood, Foetal & neonatal ed. 1997; 76: F206-211) Also lack of fortification of EBM , resulted in poor weight gain and MBD
  3. I see it frequently in otherwise healthy babies..the reassuring sign: the postductal saturation is 95-100% in those babies with very well felt femorals. It happened that most of those babies where somehow polycythaemic ( Hb around 200mg%) Also if you do echo..likely the duct will be still open ( transitional). If you check the Saturations pre and post few times a day (baby is healthy and feeding) you will see the difference decrease and likely to normalize around day3. I still have no physiological explanation.
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