Part 1: recognizing neonatal spinal cord injury.

@article{Brand2006Part1R,
  title={Part 1: recognizing neonatal spinal cord injury.},
  author={Michael C Brand},
  journal={Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={15-24}
}
  • Michael C Brand
  • Published 2006 in
    Advances in neonatal care : official journal of…
Neonatal spinal cord injury can occur in utero, as well as after either a difficult delivery or a nontraumatic delivery. Spinal cord injury can also be related to invasive nursery procedures or underlying neonatal pathology. Early clinical signs of spinal cord injury that has occurred in utero or at delivery includes severe respiratory compromise and profound hypotonia. Knowledge of risk factors and awareness of symptoms is required for early recognition and appropriate treatment. This article… CONTINUE READING