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Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol: Infectious Diseases

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Stephenson Musiime MD

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This chapter of the Rwandan National Neonatal Protocol covers infectious diseases. Dr. Stephenson Musiime discusses the risk factors, diagnosis, and management of diseases like sepsis, urinary tract infection, meningitis, and more, for both mothers and neonates. By the end of the chapter, participants will be able to:

-Define serious bacterial infection of the newborn

-Recognize both maternal and infant risk factors

-Understand how to diagnose and treat a serious bacterial infection in a neonate

 

Initial publication: April 25, 2019.

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Topics: Infectious Disease Global Health Neonatology Urology