What causes a decreased hematacrit in a premature infant?

Answer Premature babies are prone to develop iron deficiency anemia because of low iron reserve.

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Nursing diagnosis for premature infant?

1. IMPAIRED GAS EXCHANGE related to inadequate surfactant levels; as evidenced by grunting, flaring, substernal and intercostal retractions, CO2 50 and pH 7.31 per CBG and CXR with ground glass app... Read More »

Technology and Premature Infant Care?

Premature babies are cared for in a hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for as long as it takes to bring them to function without neonatal technology. The logic behind each of the variou... Read More »

What are the chances of subequent pregnancies to be premature after premature birth and loss?

yes. be sure to talk to your doctor, and make appointments so your doctor can help you make sure no accidents acure.

What is premature rupture of membranes in prematurity or premature birth?

Premature rupture of membranes occurs when the amniotic sac is torn, causing the amniotic fluid to leak out.