NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE

The level of care received by a Neonate during a Neonatal Level Of Care Period. For all WARDS caring for Neonates, data should be collected daily about the level of care provided for each Neonate.

National Codes:

0Normal Care: Care given by the mother or mother substitute with medical and neonatal nursing advice if needed.
1Special Care: Care given in a special care nursery, transitional care ward or Postnatal ward which provides care and treatment exceeding normal routine care. Some aspects of special care can be undertaken by a mother supervised by qualified nursing staff. Special nursing care includes support and education of the infant's parent(s).
2Level 2 Intensive Care (High Dependency Intensive Care): Care given in an intensive or special care nursery which provides continuous skilled supervision by qualified and specially trained nursing staff who may care for more babies than in Level 1 Intensive Care. Medical supervision is not so immediate as in Level 1 Intensive Care. Care includes support of the infant's parent(s).
3Level 1 Intensive Care (Maximal Intensive Care): Care given in an intensive care nursery which provides continuous skilled supervision by qualified and specially trained nursing and medical staff. Such care includes support of the infant's parent(s).
 

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pluralNEONATAL LEVELS OF CARE

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