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EBM Focus: Finger on the Pulse: Standard vs Revised Newborn Pulse-ox Screening for Congenital Heart Disease

EBM Focus: Finger on the Pulse: Standard vs Revised Newborn Pulse-ox Screening for Congenital Heart Disease

Critical congenital heart defects (CCHD) are the most common congenital malformations and account for up to 10 percent of infant deaths each year. Universal screening with pulse oximetry screening has been recommended for more than a decade. The updated 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) algorithm recommends testing in the (pre-ductal) right upper extremity and [...]

February 9, 2022 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on EBM Focus: Finger on the Pulse: Standard vs Revised Newborn Pulse-ox Screening for Congenital Heart Disease

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n the [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

A new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death