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Procedures and Equipment in NICU

High-Risk Newborns - Procedures and Equipment in NICU

What monitoring equipment is used in the NICU?

NICUs are equipped with complex machines and monitoring devices designed for the unique needs of tiny babies. There are mechanical ventilators (breathing machines), oxygen, medications, and supplies for medical care. Furthermore, there is technology to monitor nearly every system of a baby's body including body temperature, heart rate, breathing, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels, and blood pressure. The following list includes some of the monitoring equipment often used in the NICU:

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