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Recommended links for NICU specific medical issues

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Recommended links for NICU specific medical issues

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This site does not explore individual medical conditions in much depth, firstly because there are so many possible diagnoses that it would be difficult to address them all, but more importantly because so many excellent online resources already exist for each of these topics.  I've listed some of the most common NICU diagnoses, and then shared links to articles I find useful about each one.  Please let me know what other sites you like.

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia:   PubMed, Kids Health

Cerebral Palsy:   PubMed, UCP, CerebralPalsy.org

Cleft lip and palate:   March of Dimes, Smile Train stories, CleftSmile.org

Diaphragmatic hernia: PubMed, UCSF (good short videos)

Down syndrome:   PubMed, NDSS, March of Dimes, Circle 21 Facebook Support page (beautiful pictures!)

Gastroschisis:   PubMed, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Heart Defects:  March of Dimes, MedLine PlusAPA

Hydrocephalus:   PubMed, Hydrocephalus Association

Infection:   About Kids Health, PubMed (group B Strep Infection)

Intraventricular Hemorrhage:   Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, about.com

Low Blood SugarPubMed, Lucile Packard Children's HospitalIBC,

Meconium aspiration syndrome:PubMed, Lurie Children's Hospital

Necrotizing EnterocolitisPubMed, about.com, Kids Health, Babies with NEC

PPHN:   Children's Hospital Colorado

Spina Bifida:   PubMed, SBA, Facebook Spina Bifida Support Group

TTN:   PubMed, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

TE fistula:   PubMed,Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Encyclopedia of Children's Health

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