Hospital Discharge of the High-Risk Neonate

  title={Hospital Discharge of the High-Risk Neonate},
  author={Chairperson and David H. Adamkin and Daniel G. Batton and Edward Bell and Vinod K Bhutani and Susan Ellen Denson and Gilbert Ira Martin and Kristi L. Watterberg},
This policy statement updates the guidelines on discharge of the high-risk neonate first published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1998. As with the earlier document, this statement is based, insofar as possible, on published, scientifically derived information. This updated statement incorporates new knowledge about risks and medical care of the high-risk neonate, the timing of discharge, and planning for care after discharge. It also refers to other American Academy of Pediatrics… CONTINUE READING