Definition of neonatal
: of, relating to, or affecting the newborn and especially the human infant during the first month after birth neonatal mortality neonatal intensive care unit
neonatallyplay \ˌnē-ō-ˈnā-təl-ē\ adverb
Examples of neonatal in a Sentence
a neonatal intensive care unit
Recent Examples of neonatal from the Web
Setting Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing homes and neonatal care in statute.
Shortly after birth, the baby showed signs of respiratory distress, was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, and was found to have a life-threatening blood infection—diagnosed as late-onset group B Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) bacteremia.
In one instance, a friend called Newman from the neonatal I.C.U. of a community hospital, where his newborn son was vomiting bile.
The traditional neonatal intensive-care unit puts preterm babies—those born before 37 weeks—into incubators in a room with six to eight other infants.
Another Indiana hospital reported its staff gave a mislabeled compound of midazolam in 2014 to 13 infants who in the neonatal intensive care unit, the complaint states.
Residents will have access to on-site programs such as job training, neonatal health care and pre-K education.
The shelter in the Mission Hills area houses one of this city’s half-dozen neonatal kitten nurseries, all of which have sprung up in recent years as part of an ambitious bid to lower euthanasia rates at six municipal facilities.
Khanna said she’s often called in when deliveries become complicated and has to oversee the transfer of neonatal intensive care cases to nearby hospitals like Glendale Adventist, Pasadena’s Huntington Hospital or Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
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Definition of neonatal for English Language Learners
medical : of, relating to, or taking care of babies in the first month after their birth
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