Neonatology pp 165-167 | Cite as

Problems of Discharge and Home Care of Newborns

  • Fabio Mosca
  • Monica Fumagalli


Improved obstetric and neonatal care has increased the survival of very preterm babies and very ill newborns who are often discharged with unresolved medical problems or special health care needs. A close follow-up and an individualized home-care plan have to be developed for these babies before discharge from NICU.


Respiratory Syncytial Virus Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Total Parenteral Nutrition Short Bowel Syndrome Home Discharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Mosca
    • 1
  • Monica Fumagalli
  1. 1.Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore PoliclinicoUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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