over 30 diseases and conditions Phenylketonuria PKU Cant break downmetabolize

Over 30 diseases and conditions phenylketonuria pku

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over 30 diseases and conditions: Phenylketonuria (PKU): Can’t break down/metabolize protein Prick the baby's heel place on strip Send to Columbus If positive immediate change in diet to avoid brain damage etc. Hypothyroidism Galactosemia Sickle cell anemia HIV (some states blind testing) An example of PKU: Galactosemia NAS (neonatal abstinence syndrome) Babies that are born exposed or addicted to drugs in utero Heroin Fentanyl Cocaine Methamphetamine Ecstasy Even high caffeine intake while pregnant Babies can have: High pitched cry Lethargy Sleeping problems Feeding difficulties Tremors Diarrhea Most facilities have an NAS assessment and scoring system Based on the score you may give certain meds also based on what mom was abusing: Risperdal Morphine Suboxone Maternity Nursing The Newborn is in a state of transition All body systems are transitioning The Registered Nurse consistently: assesses for signs of stable transition and normalcy while identifying complications in newborn adaptations
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