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1 Newborn infants Classification, History, physical examination and common issues 4 th year rotation

2 Course description by day1&2 Day 1:introduction to –history related to newborn care PROM, oligo/poly hydramnios, vaginal delivery..etc – Apgar score –Resuscitation HR, Respiration, Color Day 2,3:Examination of newborn with unique component and demonistration –Fontanell, reflexes, DDH, dysmorphism and gross abnormalities, red reflex, femoral pulses ……see next –Performing examination independently

3 Course description by day3,4&5 Day 4: nutritional issues and breast feeding and counseling mother about common issues of newborn like –Physiologic Jaundice –Umbilical care –Circumcision Day5: newborn screening : Thyroid, PKU Screening for DDH, G6PD,, neonatal cataract by red reflex Give write up of complete history, exam and counseling regarding above mentioned issues Follow up visit after dicharge –Weight gain –Feeding, stooling, urination, sleeping, activities –education

4 Classification of newborn by weight and gestational age Help in predict potential problems –LBW: <2500gm –VLBW: <1500gm –ELBW: <1000gm Term :completed 37 weeks gestation till 42 week Premature; less than 37 weeks gestation

5 Other Classification SGA <10 th centile LGA>90 th centile AGA th centiles IUGR; describe less than optimal pattern of growth over a period of time intrauterine. It is possible to be IUGR not SGA

6 SGA / IUGR problems Stillbirth More RDS High mortality Hpoglycemia Hypocalcemia Polycythemia Depression needing resuscitation at birth Low Apgar score

7 LGA Associated with maternal diabetes High fetal insulin even in absence of maternal diabetes Morbidity –Birth trauma –Hypoglycemia –Polycythemia –Congenital heart disease TGA –High cesarean delivery –Sacral agenisis

8 Important History points in caring of newborn Maternal diabetes –Metabolic and congenital defect Polyhydramnios –Swallowing defect, GI obstruction Oligohydramnios –Renal disease, pulmonary hypoplasia Maternal age –Old age and chromosomal Breach presentation IUGR Consanguinity, family history

9 Rupture of membrane –sepsis Delivery type –c/s and TTN Prenatal care Maternal blood group –ABO, Rh disease Infection risk –Maternal Hepatitis carrier –Maternal GBS colonization

10 Examination precaution Hand washing Thermal environment Light and noise 5-10 minutes examination time

11 Cardiopulmonary stability Apgar score –Heart rate –Respiratory effort –Color –Tone –Reflex irritability

12 Physical Eamination Vital signs –RR –HR –Temperature axilary Over bundling Heater

13 Physical Examination skin –Pink is normal –Acro cyanosis is normal –Cyanosis –Bruised part look blue –Jaunduce 1 st 24 hours Cephalopedal distribution –Pale and grayish color in anemia and acidosis respectively –Common skin rash Erythema toxicum, mongolian spot,

14 General inspection Flexion of upper and lower extremities Cortical thumb Asymetric movement –Brachial plexus and fractured humerous Ventral, vertical suspension and head control for tone assessment

15 General inspection Symmetry of the mouth and face –Facial nerve Vigorous cry is assuring Weak cry –sepsis, asphyxia,metabolic, narcotic use Hoarseness –Hypocalcemia, airway injury High pitch cry –CNS causes, kernicterus

16 Congenital anomalies Facial gestalt; overall look of facial features that give impression of diagnosis ie: Down syndrome Minor anomaly: common and no effect on organ function such as simian crease or ear tag Major anomaly: less common and involve main organ dysfunction like neural tube defect, multicystic dysplastic, kidney

17 Head Forceps and vaccum marks Caput succedaneum –Boggy edema in presenting part of head –Cross suture lines –Disapear in few days Cephalhematoma –Subperiosteal –Weeks to resolve –Dose not cross sutures

18 head Head cicumference Molding Brachycephaly: flat occiput Widening of suture Fontanelles Head auscultation: bruits

19 Ears, Nose, Mouth Low set ears?,Preauricular pits, External meatus tie Natal teath Choanal atresia Epstein pearls Cleft, submucosal

20 Neck and clavicle Webbing; turner syndrome Excess skin at base of neck posterior in Down syndrome Goiter Fracture in clavicle –Asymmetric moro reflex

21 Respiratory Tachypnea Nasal flaring Respiratory effort –Mild retraction Grunting asymetric chest rise supra-sternal, intercostal, subcostal retraction

22 Chest, back Pectus excavatum Pectus carinatum Suprmammary nipple Breast hpertrophy –Milk production –No redness Back –abnormal curvature –Sinus trsct, tuft of hair, MMC…

23 Respiratory Inspection is the key –No grunting, flaring. Retraction Auscultate –Air entry, symmetry –Early crepitation sound is transmitted upper sound –Late inspiratory crepitation

24 cardiovascular HR beats/min Color, perfusion Central cyanosis Single S1 Splited S2 –No split ;single ventricle, pulmonary hypertension

25 Abdomen Inspection –Scaphoid –Distention –Abdominal wall defect (gastroschisis) Palpation; baby sucking and use warm hands –Kidneys are normaly palpable –Liver 2-3 cm –Spleen palpable –Umblical vessels 2 artery, one vein –Hernias ; umbilical and inguinal

26 Genitalia and anus Penile size Hypospadias, epispadias Testes –2% crypoorchid –Hydrocele Premature –Prminent clitoris and minora –Vaginal skin tag –Vaginal discharge /blood –Labial fusion

27 Extremities Erb’s palsy: extended arm and internal rotation with limited movement Humerous fracture Digital abnormality –Syndactaly, brachdactaly, polydactaly Single palmar crease Hip dislocation –Female, breach

28 Anus Patency location

29 CNS Awakenes and alertness moving extremities Flexed body posture Minimal Head lag Ventral suspension Vertical suspension Moro reflex

30 Postnatal assessment of gestational age( leave nect 3 slids to NICU week) Accuracy within 1-2 weeks New Ballard Score –Neurologic characterstic –Physical characterstic Part of general examination

31 Neuromuscular Maturity Posture Square window Arm recoil Poplitteal angle Scarf sign Heel to ear

32 Physical Maturity, with maturity Skin: thicker, less translucent, dry, peeling Lanugo: –fine non pigmented hair all over wks – disappears gradually Plantar surface: presence or absence of creases Breast: areola development Ear cartilage Eyelid opening External genitalia –Rugation, desend –Prominent labia majora

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