Neonatal intensive care unit is a unit where our team of experienced doctors and nurses serve patients. Our aim is to bring premature or timely delivered sick babies to life in a healthy way.
The latest treatment methods are practiced by specialist doctors and neonatal nurses for 24 hours in a day.The TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition) unit, which was established to provide the highest level of hygiene channels and the most appropriate doses for the feeding of neonatal babies, is the first of its kind in our province.If required, pediatric cardiology, pediatric nephrology, pediatric surgery, orthopedics, brain surgery consultation are requested.
For babies born under 32 weeks of age, weekly cranial USG examinations and routine eye checks are performed from 1 month onwards.
Babies from other hospitals are also accepted into our unit. If required, we transport in our own transport incubator.Cranial (head) transfontanelle USG is performed routinely to all neonates for the diagnosis of intracranial pressure and bleeding.
All premature babies born at 33 weeks or before, or weighting 2000 g and below are subjected to ROP (retinopathy of prematurity) eye examination before completion of 28 days.
- Total parenteral nutrition
- Ventilator therapy
- Umbilical artery and vein catheterization
- Central vein catheterization
- Phototherapy (Light therapy for swaddled babies)
- Exchange transfusion
- NeoPuff application (Neonatal resuscitation)
1. Patient's relatives are informed every day at 11:30. If the patient's clinical condition changes during the day, the patient's relative is informed again.
2. After informing the patient’s relatives, the first degree relative of the patient is admitted every day between 11:30 - 12:00 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
3. Before taking the patient’s relatives into Intensive Care Unit, they are informed about the wearing of overshoe, bones, gloves, masks and shirts and they are provided assistance for wearing. Alcohol-based hand disinfectant is used and then they are allowed to enter into intensive care unit.
4. A nurse and a staff member accompany the patient's relative.
5. The visits of the patient’s relatives are accompanied by the Hospital Security Officer.
6. The duration of visits of the patients' relatives in the Intensive Care Unit is determined by the accompanying nurse according to the patient's clinical condition.
7. During the visits made under the supervision of the nurse, the patient’s relatives are not allowed to touch the patient as a measure against possible infection.
8. When the visit is over, the materials used by the patient's relatives are disposed by following the infection precautions. After using alcohol-based hand disinfectant, they are allowed to leave the intensive care unit.