Neonatal Intensive care Unit is established in Dubai Hospital for management of high risk critically ill neonates including extreme preterm infants born at 23- 24 week gestation.
The unit provides high quality state of the art invasive ventilation services e.g. Assist Control , VG, PSV, High Frequency, NAVA and inhaled NO therapy.
Non- invasive ventilations e.g. SIPAP, HFNC, Bubble CPAP are also offered.
The unit has the expertise of Total Body and selective head cooling services for babies with perinatal asphyxia and also provides high quality total parenteral nutrition.
Exchange Transfusion is done for severe neonatal jaundice.
Neonatal resuscitation service according to latest NRP guidelines, is provided round the clock in the delivery room by trained Neonatologist and Nurses
Post natal health care service including initial immunization is provided to all babies born in Dubai Hospital.
Newborn screening for hearing and critical congenital heart disease are done for all babies in addition to the national newborn screening programme for congenital hypothyroidism and Inborn Error of Metabolism Key Interdependencies
Referral and consultation services are available within Dubai Hospital from pediatric cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology, endocrine and metabolic medicine. Pediatric surgical services are received from Latifa Hospital.
On call and outpatient follow up clinics-
There is 24 hours in house call services by trained dedicated Neonatologist and Neonatal care trained nurses including week end and public holidays. Consultant Neonatologists are also available on call basis every single day.
NICU runs 3 follow up clinics per week 2 for locals and one for expatriates to monitor the growth and development of the discharged babies from NICU.